Poul Hundevad "Goldhøj" Stool in Teak and Leather
Poul Hundevad, PH43 stool "Goldhøj", teak and leather, Denmark, 1960s.
This stool is designed and made by the Danish designer Poul Hundevad, which can be folded. The inspiration for this design was drawn from oldest preserved piece of furniture in Scandinavia. Being a folding chair that can be seen at the National Museum in Copenhagen, and that was found in the burial mound at Vamdrup. This piece dates from approximate 1300 BC.
Poul Hundevad (1917-2011) was trained as a carpenter and for a short while owned his own cabinet making company. Hundavad is known for designing furniture with historical references. Such as the burial stools mentioned above but he also has pieces that are inspired on ancient Egyptian thrones and chairs.