20th Century Danish Rosewood Coffee Table by Severin Hansen & Nils Thorsson
A vintage Mid-Century modern Danish low sofa table or coffee table in restored Rosewood, in good condition. Designed by Severin Hansen Jr. with a lateral tile insert and blue tile surround by Nils Thorsson, Royal Copenhagen. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1960, Denmark, Scandinavia.
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Nils Johan Thorvald Thorsson was a Swedish designer and ceramic artist born in 1898 Esloev, Sweden and passed away in 1975. At the age of thirteen, Thorsson finished his apprenticeship at the Alumina Factory in Copenhagen, after that he went to study at the Royal Danish Academy. Later on, Thorsson was the artistic director of Alumina which he held for forty-one years where he lead a team of well-known, talented designers which included Bethe Breyen, Kari Christensen, as well as others.
Severin Hansen was born in 1897 Denmark and passed away in 1964 Denmark. He was a Danish furniture designer. Information about his personal life and professional training remain lost to history. Hansen’s work is know for table and desk designs in the classic, Danish Mid-Century modern style. Today, Hansen’s designs are highly inquired and popular among vintage lovers for his high quality joinery and materials.
Material: Tile, Wood
Country of Origin: Denmark
Dimensions: 20" H x 62.75" W x 27.25" D