Kay Bojesen: Wooden Dachshund Dog in Walnut
Kay Bojesen Classic Wooden Toy Collection
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Kay Bojesen's wooden Dachshund dog is made with walnut wood.
This happy wooden toy dog is cute as a button and is the perfect present
for young and old! This classic design toy will provide joy for many years to come.
The Bojesen Dachshund is a genuine piece of modern Danish design.
The wooden dog from Rosendahl is part of a collection from wooden animals that were created by the legendary Danish designer Kay Bojesen between 1935 and 1957.
Despite the fact that the wooden dog from Rosendahl should not be understood as a copy from a real animal (no need to go out for walks 3 times a day), it possesses a strong personality full of life:
irresistibly it stands and waits for the stick to be thrown or a falling delicacy.
That is how the wooden dog from Kay Bojesen is placed in the unique limit area between fantasy figure and design object. Full of soul, humour and handicraft art it is an appeal to the playful child in each one of us. The wooden dog from Rosendahl possesses a pure, modern expression without unnecessary forms abd delights with its timeless design young and grown up people.
But not only in the children's room, but also in shelves and offices, the wooden animals from Kay Bojesen are meanwhile desired collectors items that are passed from one generation to another. Therefore the animals are perfectly made for gift-ideas, everywhere life and game is: baptism, birthday, confirmation, graduation, marriage, anniversary.
Rosendahl manufactures the Kay Bojesen wooden animals in tight cooperation with his family out of high quality oak wood and walnut that wins charm with passing years. Bojesen himself has paid homage to the mantra that good design should be human, warm and vivid, during his whole life: ”They should remind of a circus”, is how he used to describe his works, from which his lovingly wooden creatures count to the most popular ones.
Material: Walnut wood.
Size: ca. 9" x 3.5"
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Kay Bojesen was one of the pioneers of Danish design. His classic wooden toys including his famous wooden monkey have transformed kids' rooms into jungles for the last half a century. In 1922, Kay Bojesen began designing wooden toys, typically about six to ten inches tall, with moveable limbs. These included a teak and limba monkey (1951), an oak elephant, a bear made of oak and maple, a rocking horse of beech, a dachshund dog in walnut, a hippo and rabbit in oak and Danish military figures including a drummer, a private with gun and a standard-bearer. Kay Bojesen's premise in his wooden toy design was a conviction that his objects should have life, blood and a heart.
This is especially obvious in his beloved wooden toy soldiers and wooden animals, which have adorned children's bedrooms with smiles, taking children's dreams to imaginative far-flung lands.
These classic wooden toys stay with you from childhood into adulthood, and we call them classics because we would not want to be without them. And because they were made with love, imagination and intelligence.
These are classic wooden heirloom toys.