SPECIALITY: Twentieth century Scandinavian design with a touch of contemporary.
HISTORY LESSON: The golden age of Swedish design was the 1920s and 1930s, while Denmark’s was the 1940s and 1950s.
ONE OF A KIND: Josef Frank’s first Flora cabinet, covered with pages from a botanical reference book. It was commissioned by a Swedish entomologist to house his collection of butterflies and beetles.
SALE SR: “Works by Peder Moos, because he carved everything by hand and his pieces are rarely auctioned,” says Andrew Duncanson. In 2015, a 1952 Moos dining table sold for over $ 913,000, setting the world auction record for Nordic design.
CONTEMPORARY OBSESSION: âDanish ceramicist Sandra Davolio. I contacted her after I bought a piece at auction to ask if we could represent it. Since then it has been collected by many major museums.
RARE BIRD: âBarbro Nilsson, who succeeded MÃ¤rta MÃ¥Ã¥s-FjetterstrÃ¶m when he died, made his Red Flowerbed rugs in the 1940s. As the round shape was difficult to make and not as popular, these are rare.
CUSTOMER REQUEST : Finn Juhl’s Chieftain chair from 1949. âIt always costs a lot if you can find one in its original condition. Especially in cognac leather, which everyone wants.
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