Svend Aage Madsen Eight-Drawer Bureau or Dresser in Teak

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A chest of drawers in teak by Svend Madsen for Falster, 1960s. This is a gem of Scandinavian craftsmanship with features that made it costly to produce at the time: the elegantly radiused drawer pulls and complementing bullnosed front edges, the use of solid plywood for the case frame and mahogany for the drawer frames, and a fully-finished and bookmatched back. The two top drawers are shallower than the rest with the one on the right having sculptural, integrated dividers. The paddle-shaped feet perfectly complete the overall design.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Materials and Techniques
    Wood
    Teak
  • Condition
    Good. Very good vintage condition throughout with only minor, expected signs of age and wear. Slight unevenness to finish on top surface. Presents beautifully.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    32.25 in. H x 54 in. W x 18.25 in. D
    82 cm H x 137 cm W x 46 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU88267465293
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Brooklyn, NY

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