Pair of vintage teak bookcases by Johannes Sorth for Nexo, Bornholm, Denmark 1960


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About this vintage design furniture

Set of two Danish bookcases designed by Johannes Sorth and manufactured by Nexo Møbelfabrik in Bornholm in the 1960s. 'Bornholmer bookcases' refer to a specific type of bookshelves that is named after the Danish island of Bornholm and known for its sleek design and functionality, often featuring clean lines, minimalist aesthetics, and high-quality craftsmanship. These bookshelves are valued for their versatility and can be used to display books, decorative items, or other belongings. The set consists of two separate pieces with the dimensions as follows:  -H: 181,5/ W: 100/D: 28 cm with three adjustable shelves and one permanently fixed  -H: 181,5/W:100/ D: 42,5 cm with three adjustable shelves and a cabinet with sliding doors and one adjustable inside shelf, 35cm deep with five fitting possibilities  Both bookcases are made out of teak veneer with solid teak accents. They feature five removable shelves of varying depths: 21 cm, 22 cm, 23.5 cm 25.5 cm that may be set according to one needs. Legs are removable for better transport. Two will fit together in one room, creating an impressive display for books and decorations, or separately in different rooms as a functional piece of furniture. They are very decorative and extremely well made. Overall is in excellent original vintage condition with minor traces of use, slightly visible on the top. They have been cleaned and re-oiled with Danish oil. They can also be sold separately upon request. Legs height: 26 cm Ground clearance: 18 cm Reference : 283954

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200 cm
182 cm
43 cm
Johannes SORTH
Set of 2
Main material

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About the designer

Johannes SORTH

Johannes Sorth was a renowned Danish designer who was born in 1937 and died in 2017. He is best known for his work in industrial design, particularly for his elegant modern furniture designs. Sorth studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, graduating in 1963.

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