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Poul Kjaerholm

Settee

Estimate:

25,000

to
- 35,000 USD

Poul Kjaerholm

Poul Kjaerholm

Settee

Settee

Estimate:

25,000

to
- 35,000 USD

Lot sold:

23,940

USD

Poul Kjaerholm

Settee


designed 1956, executed before 1982

model no. PK-26

produced by E. Kold Christensen, Denmark

brushed steel, leather upholstery, canvas back tied with halyard cord

27½ x 60½ x 29½ in. (69.8 x 153.6 x 74.9 cm) as pictured

Overall in very good condition. The present lot comprises two one-seater wall settees, brought together as one piece. The leather surfaces are in very good age-appropriate condition throughout, with some light scratches and scattered areas of faint discoloration that add complexity to the color of the piece. The brushed steel surfaces present with light surface scratches throughout as well as scattered oxidation spots and areas of faint discoloration consistent with age. 




In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Jackson Design AB, Stockholm, 2006
Frederik Sieck, Contemporary Danish Furniture Design – A Short Illustrated Review, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 149
Christoffer Harlang, Keld Helmer-Petersen and Krestine Kjærholm, eds., Poul Kjærholm, Copenhagen, 1999, pp. 89 and 176
Michael Sheridan, Poul Kjærholm: Furniture Architect, exh. cat., Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Esberg, Denmark, 2006, p. 143
Michael Sheridan, The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 2007, pp. 88-91 and 132