A remarkable Danish teak, mid-century Queen platform bed with floating nightstands by Jesper of Denmark. Maker’s label on back “Jesper”. Exceptional construction and style. Featuring a stunning headboard with hanging, floating, nightstands, both with a wide surface area for placement of articles, such as, snacks, drinks and reading materials, above a spacious slide out drawer and open lower cubby area for storage. The wood grain is naturally highlighted in a teak pattern throughout, with a rich teak tone. Attractive classic modernist quality and design piece for the modern home. An exceedingly well-crafted bed, this piece has been very well taken care of over the years, one that will certainly make a powerful impression on a clean and modern interior décor. This bed will come disassembled and will require 2 people to reassemble. Headboard is 29.5″ tall. Overall width of the headboard including the nightstands is 106.75″ wide. Depth from against a wall to the foot end of bed is 85”. From the floor to the top of the platform 15” tall. Nightstands are 20” wide x 15” deep x 16 1/2 ”high.
Condition Report: Good vintage condition, with very few signs of wear, small area with scratches on left side of headboard with repair patch, shown in photos, construction is sturdy. The platform is in good structural condition. Original slat supports included. Hardware on the headboard does not fit tight to the side rail due to missing screws. All other pieces fit snugly together and are sturdy with all original hardware and a few missing pegs. The beautiful teak finish shows well.
Creator: Jesper International (Manufacturer)
Of the Period: Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin: Denmark
Date of Manufacture: 1960s
Materials and Techniques: Teak
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: Total dimensions: 106.75″ wide x 85”deep x 30” tall back of headboard
Nightstands 16 1/2″ tall x 20″ wide x 15″ deep
ABOUT THE MAKER: Jesper International was founded in 1935 in the little town of Ulfborg in western Denmark. The furniture factory was established as Hundevad and Co. and was run by skilled Danish cabinet makers who paid high attention to quality and traditional woodworking skills. These same principles play an important role in their production today. In 1990, the company became Jesper Office as Hundevad and Co. merged with Danish furniture manufacturer, Jesper International.