P H Poulsen for Gangso Furniture Danish Tiled Coffee Table


Definitely no mistaking where this came from!
My guess is that this is by the designer Gangso Mobler, although there is no stamp of authenticity, it bears all the other hallmarks of his work and “Made In Denmark” written on the underside.
Gangso Mobler was a leader in Danish design with a reputation for crafting exquisite pieces in natural materials, such as warm hardwood.
The tiles match those of Poul Hermann Poulsen, a Danish designer who worked among others designing ceramic tiles for Gangso Furniture in Faarvang, Denmark. Some of his designs’ typical characteristics are the images of hogweed flowers and rushes and also circular patterns in various colours. He appears to favour an imperfect/distressed look for the glaze on the finished tiles, as illustrated in the photos. In the 1970s he worked mostly in those fashionable brownish shades that are trending so much today; his tiles are traded as “original 70s“ retro design antiques and are highly collectible.
So to conclude, I think these tables are a love/hate thing - highly collectible as modern antiques and becoming rarer to find in as excellent condition as this!
Being both structurally sturdy and sound with only slight signs of age, with all 4 tiles intact, this is an impressive, well designed and built piece of modern vintage furniture. Hugely practical as the tiles will protect the wood from any heat or spills, it has a stylish Scandinavian elegance, with superb patina and fabulous colour and grain.

Height 40cm x width 52cm x depth 52cm x weight 8kg

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