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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 344

    POUL KJAERHOLM (1929-1980)

    A STEEL AND LEATHER 'PK 80' DAYBED, DESIGNED 1957

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    POUL KJAERHOLM (1929-1980)
    A Steel and Leather 'PK 80' Daybed, designed 1957
    manufactured by E. Kold Christensen, circa 1963
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, 75 in. (190.5 cm.) wide, 31½ in. (80 cm.) deep
    with manufacturer's stamp


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    cf. C. Harland, K. Helmer-Peterson et. al., Poul Kjaerholm, Copenhagen, 2001, pp. 104 and 177 for illustrations of this model.
    M. Sheridan, The Furniture of Poul Kjaerholm: Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 2007, p. 105 for an illustration of this model.

    A letter from E. Kold Christensen to Richard Davis, dated October 24, 1963, discusses the order for this daybed.