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Hippo original | Kay Bojesen

by Kay Bojesen

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Description:The Hippo signed Kay Bojesen is a classic that will follow its owner throughout life's journey. This figure was designed in 1955 to look after the designer's pencil on his desk. As all of Kay [...] Read All


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Name

Hippo original | Kay Bojesen

Year of collection

1955

THE DESIGNER

KAY BOJESEN

Measures

H 8.4 x W 21 x D 5 cm

Material

Oak

Cod.

39202

EAN

5709513392026

The Hippo signed Kay Bojesen is a classic that will follow its owner throughout life's journey. This figure was designed in 1955 to look after the designer's pencil on his desk. As all of Kay Bojesen’s figures, also hippo is popular with childern and adults alike. Let hippo become your dear friend for life that goes from being a popular toy in the playroom to a beloved design icon for your future home.

KAY BOJESEN

Silversmith and designer Kay Bojesen had a very special talent. He was able to bring wood to life, and he became world-famous for creating wooden toys that had soul and an impish sense of humour. With more than 2000 pieces to his name, Kay Bojesen was one of Denmark's most prolific artisans in the 20th century. He is best known for his playful and cheerful monkeys, royal life guards and other wooden toys, but his wide-ranging production also includes jewellery, cutlery, teapots and silver goblets. Kay Bojesen graduated as a silversmith in 1910 after completing his apprenticeship with silversmith Georg Jensen. As one of the first Danish artisans to do so, he embraced functionalism. He was among the pioneers who organised Den Permanente association – a cooperative of artists that included a shop and exhibition space which over the decades came to represent the best in Danish and [...]

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