Ernst Kühn, ‘Chest of drawers in rosewood by Ernst Kühn’, ca. 1940, Gallery BAC
Ernst Kühn, ‘Chest of drawers in rosewood by Ernst Kühn’, ca. 1940, Gallery BAC
Ernst Kühn, ‘Chest of drawers in rosewood by Ernst Kühn’, ca. 1940, Gallery BAC
Ernst Kühn, ‘Chest of drawers in rosewood by Ernst Kühn’, ca. 1940, Gallery BAC
Ernst Kühn, ‘Chest of drawers in rosewood by Ernst Kühn’, ca. 1940, Gallery BAC

Extraordinary chest of drawers designed by architect and furniture designer Ernt Kühn (1890-1948), using very handsome cuts of palisander / Brazilian rosewood, the three drawers articulated with bead molding and double brass ring pulls, executed by Normina A/S Møbelsnedkerier, Denmark, circa 1940. Paper label identifying cabinetmaker with handwritten code: 2-7776.

Kühn opened an independent office in Copenhagen in 1933. His best known designs are for the Palladium cinema (1937-38), after which he designed a number of stately residences and took on several prominent restoration projects.

Signature: Paper label identifying cabinetmaker with handwritten code: 2-7776.

Manufacturer: Normina A/S Møbelsnedkerier