Danish Black Polished Mahogany Writing Desk by Ole Wanscher


Ole Wanscher, Danish 1903-1985
Mid-century desk in black polished mahogany by Danish cabinetmaker and designer Ole Wanscher.
Six drawers (2x3) with original brass handles and locks above pull-out trays. Resting on elegant tapered legs ending in brass shoes. Later French black polish.
Sold in 1959


Ole Wanscher (1903-1985) was a Danish furniture designer celebrated for his timeless and elegant creations. Influential in the mid-century modern movement, Wanscher's designs blend traditional craftsmanship with modern aesthetics, resulting in pieces that are both beautiful and functional. With clean lines, organic shapes, and exquisite woodwork, his furniture embodies Scandinavian design principles and continues to inspire contemporary interiors worldwide.

More Information
SKU 105702
Origin Denmark
Year 1959
Measurements H: 75 / 68 | W: 160 | D: 82
Material Mahogany | Black polished | Brass
Color Black
Location This item is located in our external warehouse, Kastrup, Copenhagen
Style Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern
Artist Ole Wanscher


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