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Sofa in Carved Cuban Mahogany and Alpaca Velvet by Frits Henningsen, 1930s

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Sofa in Carved Cuban Mahogany and Alpaca Velvet by Frits Henningsen, 1930s . This three-seat sofa with majestic sweeping arms and six legs is made of very finely carved Cuban mahogany of the highest quality. The fully sprung seat and back is upholstered in alpaca velvet, making the sofa extremely comfortable and luxurious. It was designed and made circa 1938 by master cabinetmaker and designer Frits Henningsen. Literature Bodil Busk Laursen, Søren Matz, Christian Holmsted Olesen, eds., catalogue of the exhibition, "Mesterværker – 100 års møbelsnedkeri", Kronborg, Helsingør, October 13-December 3, 2000, pp. 38-39, illustrated, and p. 136, illustrated.     

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  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 30.25 in. x W 93.25 in. x D 31.875 in.

    H 76.84 cm x W 236.86 cm x D 80.97 cm

  • Seat height
    17.125 in. (43.5 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Reference number
    LU105503367642

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