Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard-Nielson “Ax” Table, Model 695

Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard-Nielson “Ax” Table, Model 695

Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard-Nielson
Denmark
1950s
Mahogany, teak
22 1/4″ high x 43″ wide x 19″ deep

This light-weight but beautifully constructed side table can be put to flexible use: as a bedside table or behind a sofa, beside a comfortable wingback chair, piled with books. Designed by the Danish Hvidt and Mølgaard-Nielson for Fritz Hansen in the 1950s. Illustrated on page 270 of Scandinavian Design, by Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Taschen 2002.

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