An absolutely gorgeous set of four 1960s Danish modern Rosewood dining chairs made in Denmark, Johannes Andersen design by Anderstrup Mobelfabrik Uldum. A classic of Danish design. The chairs remain in beautifully condition throughout. Features rosewood frame, high back rest, padded seats, each retains its original faux-leather vinyl upholstery, resting on tapered legs, with exquisite finger joinery and stunning wood grain throughout, with a gorgeous rosewood glow. Each chair retains original label on the underside: (Anderstrup Mobelfabrik Uldum as d/k 4930). They remain in good vintage condition and are comfortable. The rich rosewood frames are very sturdy with exceptional stunning wood grain throughout. The sculpted and formed details is what makes them so desired. Faux-leather vinyl upholstery is original, one chair has a small, flea bite size tear, to lower corner, shown in photo. Johannes Andersen’s chairs are some of the most valuable and collectable Danish Chairs on the market, very modern and elegant. The set would look amazing around a dining room table, or as side chairs.
Condition Report: Original finish wear consistent with age and use, overall gorgeous surface condition. Construction is strong and sturdy. Slight wear on faux-leather vinyl upholstery, one chair has a small, flea bite size tear, to lower corner, shown in photo.
Creator: Johannes Andersen (Designer), Uldum Møbelfabrik (Manufacturer)
Of The Period: Scandinavian Modern
Place of Origin: Denmark
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1960
Period: Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques: Faux Leather, Rosewood
Measurements: 36″ high x 18.9″ wide x 21.66″ deep; approximately 18″ high to seat
Designer Johannes Andersen was born in 1903 in Aarhus Denmark and he initially apprenticed as a cabinetmaker. He went on to work for many years in a number of workshops before opening his own architectural and furniture workshop in the 1930s. Andersen’s designs span seating, tables, and storage in well-crafted materials, such as rosewood and teak. His career paralleled the Midcentury’s growing appreciation for Danish furniture designs, and he attracted international attention. Andersen worked steadily for his own firm as well as Swedish, Danish and Norwegian companies such as Trensum, CFC Silkeborg, Bramin, and Uldum Mobelfabrik, until he closed his shop in the 80s. He passed away in 1991.