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pk71™ nest of tables

by Poul Kjaerholm, from Fritz Hansen

pk71™ nest of tables

Design Poul Kjaerholm, 1957
Acrylic, satin-brushed stainless steel
Made in Denmark by Fritz Hansen

The PK71 tables are from Fritz Hansen's "Poul Kjaerholm collection". PK71 is a nest of 3 tables, made of two materials. Elegant and extremely minimalist. The use of materials has been kept at an absolute minimum, no screws nor bolts visible or necessary. The tables elegantly fit into each other and can be combined into one, or two cubes or form 3 separate cubes.

Poul Kjærholm had a particular interest in various construction materials; especially steel, which he considered a natural material. He was a trained carpenter who continued studies at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts. He moved on to work at Fritz Hansen, for about a year, where he designed a number of noteworthy chair prototypes. In 1955, Kjærholm started collaborating with manufacturer Ejvind Kold Christensen, which lasted until his death in 1980. In 1982, Fritz Hansen took over the production and sales of "The Kjærholm Collection", developed from 1951 to 1967, designs, which are logical to the minute detail with an aura of exclusivity.

The PK71 nest of tables are offered with tops made of either black or white acrylic and the square base is satin-brushed stainless steel.

small: 9.84" w | 9.84" d | 10.03" h
medium: 10.43" w | 10.43" d | 10.63" h
large: 11" w | 11" d | 11.22" h

$2,848.00 + free shipping
(please allow 8-12 weeks for this special table to be shipped to your location)
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Poul Kjaerholm

Poul Kjærholm (1929 –1980) began as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice and had a particular interest in various construction materials. After studying at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts, he worked briefly for Fritz Hansen, designing many notable chair prototypes. In 1955, Kjærholm began a lifelong partnership with manufacturer Ejvind Kold Christensen. After Kjærholm’s death, many of those pieces were handled by manufacturing firm Fritz Hansen. However, in 2004, Kjærholm's son established Kjærholm Productions, to produce those items of his father's furniture that Fritz Hansen had discontinued production of in 2003. Kjærholm’s designs are in the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and other museum collections in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany.
Fritz Hansen has become a natural part of Danish and International design history. Fritz Hansen is characterized by craftsmanship, unique design and a sense of premium quality. Furniture designers such as Arne Jacobsen & Poul Kjaerholm have contributed to the collection with beautifully shaped designs and the use of innovative techniques and new materials.


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