A desk with incredible form and presence. This rare most attractive original Danish Modern drop leaf desk by Arne Vodder (1926-2009) design Manufactured by H. Sigh & Sons in Denmark, features a drop leaf frame with floating hanging triple drawer storage section. This movable drawer unit glides smoothly from left to right with ease accommodating right or left-handed use. The leaf hangs from two hooks, and is removable. To use the leaf, it is raised, and the entire surface shifts laterally on a track. The drawer cabinet is also on a track, allowing the user to switch sides, as depicted in photos. The leaf measures 18″. The top is crafted with original walnut surface throughout, with a rich and glowing patina that makes the table magnetic visually. Wonderful distinctive sculptural shape. Excellent craftsmanship with a finished back making this desk more desirable. This added feature of the finished back provides multiple choices for placement: such as, center of room or room divider allowing the desk to be admired from every angle showing off the spectacular walnut wood tones and grain making it a focal point of your room. For anyone passionate about the fine designs of Arne Vodder, this iconic desk is in excellent original condition. The warm walnut surfaces are most attractive. Retains original manufacture label. Absolute strike points classic modernist quality and design piece for the modern interior.
Creator: Arne Vodder (Designer)
Of the Period: Scandinavian Modern
Place of Origin: Denmark
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1960s
Condition: Excellent original condition
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: 28in tall x 47in Wide x 23.75in Deep x extension with leaf 65 1/2in wide