Wooden Monkey by Kay Bojesen for Rosendahl39250
Kay Bojesen: Wooden Monkey with moveable head and limbs
Give a timeless gift with Kay Bojesen's wooden monkey (mini/small/medium/large) in teak/limba made by Rosendahl in Denmark. Rosendahl's Bojesen monkey is part of the designer's timeless Danish wooden animals and figurines designed in the 1950s .
Believe it or not but the world famous Bojesen Monkey was designed in 1951. That's half a century ago for all you fellow monkey lovers!
Kay Bojesen's wooden Monkey is made in Denmark from teak and limbawood. The Bojesen Monkey is a genuine piece of modern Danish design made with superior craftsmanship. The Bojesen Monkey with the prankster's look and the light colored belly, has transformed kids rooms into jungles and sparked dreams of far-away places since 1951. On Danish television it has a permanent place as a mascot in wildlife programs, and as a prize in quiz shows. This is not a toy. For decoration only.
Material: Teak and limba wood.
Size (with arms raised):
Mini: 3.75" height
Small: 7.50" height (this is the original size)
Medium: 11.25" height
Large: 18.25" height
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Kay Bojesen: "Even though an old proverb says 'too much special knowledge makes you stupid' I, as a craftsman, must say that having gone through an apprenticeship in the field of applied art, gives me certain advantages in the difficult art of design, as compared to those who partly or completely work from theoretical knowledge. Kay Bojesen was a silversmith, but through his wooden figures he became known as one of Danish applied art's great pioneers. His Grand Prix cutlery received its name when it won first prize in Milan in 1951.
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