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Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen Sofa 4118 in Original Cognac Leather

$25,400

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Kaare Klint for Rud Rasmussen, sofa model 4118, leather, wood, Denmark, design 1929 Classic and elegant Scandinavian three-seat sofa by Kaare Klint designed in 1935. The high back is structured by vertical lines into three parts that flow over into the lower armrests. The cognac color of the leather shows rich patina and creates an inviting look. Remarkable is the back of the sofa made in canvas. The base consists of eight legs in mahogany with rhythmic cross-connections. Kaare Klint (1888-1954) was a Danish architect and furniture designer. Klint can be seen as the father of Danish midcentury design. Klint's was the son architect Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint who architect, designer and artist who is mainly known for designing the Grundtvigs church in Copenhagen. Kaare Klint himself has walked the same path from architect to designer as his father. In 1924, Klint founded the art academy of Copenhagen where he was professor in furniture design. Klint worked and thought along a few strong principles being the importance of former styles and believed that the only way forward was to have a deep knowledge of craftsmanship. One of his other core design principles was to research functionality and deep knowledge of the working of the human body. Klinkt drew inspiration from the Shakers, Chippendale and Biedermeier. Kaare Klint's style from the 1920s and 1930s has had a lot of influence on other designers in both Europe and the United States. Amongst others, Hans Wegner, Børge Mogensen, Finn Juhl and Poul Kjærholm have taken influence from Klint. Literature: Gorm, Harkær, Klintiana: Kaare Klint, VAT within the EU: When buying or delivering an item within the EU, VAT usually applies and will be added.

Details

  • Creator
    Kaare Klint (Designer),Rud Rasmussen (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36.23 in. (92 cm)Width: 77.56 in. (197 cm)Depth: 29.53 in. (75 cm)Seat Height: 16.15 in. (41 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970s
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Every item Morentz offers is checked by our team of 30 craftsmen in our in-house workshop. Special restoration or reupholstery requests can be done. We guarantee a very highquality standard, ask our design specialists for detailed information.
  • Seller Location
    Waalwijk, NL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 450041081stDibs: LU933121895152

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    Ships From: Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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Located in Waalwijk, Netherlands

Established in 2006, Morentz has a team of approximately 55 restorers, upholsterers, interior advisers and art historians, making it a gallery, workshop and upholstery studio, all in one. Every day, a carefully selected array of 20th-century furniture arrives from all over the world at the firm’s warehouse, where the team thoroughly e...

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