Fruit bowl | Phillips, de Pury & Company

Phillips, de Pury & Company-Fruit bowl

Estimated value: 8000-10.000 US$

Auction:
20-21st Century Design Art

Sales date: 2003-12-08

Location:
New York

Lot number: 169

Design

Hans J. Wegner
Launched in 1956
Manufacturer Johannes Hansen

Architonic id

4103011

MASSIVE MAHOGANY, METAL
LABEL ON THE UNDERSIDE "DESIGN: HANS J. WEGNER MADE IN COPENHAGEN DENMARK BY JOHANNES HANSEN CABINETMAKERS"
26 IN. (66 CM) DIAMETER
133/8 IN. (34 CM) HIGH

PROVENANCE:
MARCO CONTINI, MILAN
EXHIBITED:
GEORG JENSEN, FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, 1959
ILLUSTRATED:
JENS BERNSEN, HANS J WEGNER, COPENHAGEN, 1994, P. 15
PETER AND CHARLOTTE FIELL, SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN, 2002, P. 654
LITERATURE:
JENS BERNSEN, HANS J WEGNER, COPENHAGEN, 1994, P. 114 SHOWING A FRUIT BOWL IN WEGNER'S HOUSE IN TINGLEVVEJ

THIS IS ONE OF SIX EXAMPLES PRODUCED FOR AND EXHIBITED AT THE GEORG JENSEN GALLERY IN NEW YORK 1956-1958. THE EXHIBITION WAS LATER SHOWN AT MARCO CONTINI, MILAN, ITALY.