A beautiful sewing table, designed by Severin Hansen and manufactured by Haslev Møbelsnedkeri in Denmark, for Bovenkamp in the Netherlands, circa 1960.
The piece is made of high quality tropical hardwood, crafted with an impressive eye for detail and elegant shapes and finish. It has a warm brown color. Underneath the top is a wicker basket for wool and fabrics that smoothly slides out. It also has a drawer unit with several spaces for smaller materials, a needle pillow etc. This piece is not only a luxurious touch to the decor, but also a very functional storage unit! It is labeled with the Danish Control stamp, Haslev label and Bovenkamp label.
This eye-catching piece remains in good original condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
Severin Hansen Jr. is known for is his desk and table designs in Mahogany and rosewood he made in the sixties for Haslev Møbelfabrik. The furniture is characterized bij a pointed construction. Haslev Møbelfabrik still exists in the town of Haslev near Roskilde.