As usual we face the toughest aspect of dealing in vintage furniture - parting with things we love. Our policy has always been to only stock things we want to keep, but it does make it tough.
This time it's a pair of sofas and matching tiered coffee table by Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard Nielsen. We have had this set stashed away for almost a year now, just totally unable to share it with the world. The big danger, of course, has always been that somebody would want to buy them - then we wouldn't have them any more - what a bind!
Worst of all, the upholstery is the perfect colour for our place. Seems like the more we spend on acquiring a piece, the less inclined we are to let it go ... perhaps we were born to be collectors rather than dealers ... if only we had unlimited funds and a similarly sized place.
We had another Hvidt sofa in-store about 2 years ago - we were happy to learn that it's buyer has since started collecting his designs to keep it company!
Anyway - fantastic and beautiful 'Minerva' lounge suite circa 1957 is listed on our website, and available for purchase - unless we change our minds!