Mogens Kold Hovmand Olsen sideboard credenza teak  
Denmark, 1960s
length 200cm - height 80cm - depth 45cm


- Teak sideboard designed by Arne Hovmand Olsen for Mogens Kold.
- Originally purchased 1967.
- Excellent condition with no significant marks.
- Repolished with satin oil finish.
- Four sliding doors concealing shelving and three drawers.
- Signature Hovmand Olsen floating design with sculptural solid teak underframe attached by dowels.

A collectible Danish sideboard of pleasingly understated design. There is mitred framing to the top and front, and repeated bookmatched teak grain across the doors which bear understated circular handles. The appearance is sleek with uninterrupted lines and pleasing symmetry, elevated on a striking sculptural underframe.

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Arne Hovmand Olsen   Arne Hovmand Olsen, Denmark 1919 - 1989
Hovmand Olsen apprenticed to cabinetmaker P. Olsen Sibast in 1938. After his apprenticeship, Arne enrolled in a technical school specializing in furniture design at Aarhus, in 1941. Once qualified, Arne started his own studio creating furniture, influenced by Scandinavian design and executed in a simple and light style. His furniture was sold in Denmark , but was mainly exported to the large overseas market. His studio closed in the 1970's.
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