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Rare ‘Royal’ Drawer Units from the Royal SAS Hotel, Copenhagen by Arne Jacobsen

€7,000

Item Description

Very rare original pair of drawers made in 1958 exclusively for the hotel rooms of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. Including the original stainless steel wall brackets. Made in wenge and blue Formica, by Weber & Asmussen. With full provenance. Pair available, priced individually. Arne Jacobsen was an architect and designer, well known for his contributions to the Functionalist movement. Born in Copenhagen, Jacobsen attended the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. While in school, Jacobsen submitted a chair design to the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, and was awarded a silver medal. Among his early influences were Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Walter Gropius. Today, in addition to his many architectural works, which can be seen throughout Copenhagen, his pieces can be found in numerous international collections, including The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Design Museum in London, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Additional Information

Materials

Formica, Wenge

Condition

Good Wear consistent with age and use.

Measurements

Height: 5.91 in (15 cm) Width: 19.69 in (50 cm) Depth: 19.69 in (50 cm)

Creation Date

1958