Rosewood and Chrome Desk by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm

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Handsome and imposing executive desk designed by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm for Kill International. The desk's elegant proportions and the extravagant grain of the rosewood are nicely set off by the precision and subtlety of the Industrial steel base and hardware.

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Details
Creator
Kill International (Manufacturer), 
Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
Germany
Date of Manufacture
circa 1960s
Period
1960-1969
Materials and Techniques
Plated   Chrome
Steel
Rosewood
Condition
Good. Some fading along the left side; veneer chip along right edge of desk top; the top sits well, but a couple of the screws that hold the top on have been stripped out (probably due to moving the desk by holding the top- the base is very heavy).
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
Dimensions
27.75 in. H x 86.75 in. W x 43.5 in. D
70 cm H x 220 cm W x 110 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU81978044543
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1stdibs seller since 2006
Located in Chicago, IL
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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