Kay Bojesen: Guardsmen

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Kay Bojesen: Guardsmen
Rosendahl, Denmark.

The guardsmen designed by Kay Bojesen - a Danish classic. The famous Danish guardsmen made of wood have their roots back in 1942, and have almost become a symbol of Denmark. The wooden guardsmen are very popular as gifts to people living abroad, and also serve well as decoration. The wooden guardsmen are represent the highest quality workmanship and are decorated with pure gold leaf. The small guardsman of 8.66" (22 cm) may be used as a humorous and timeless design on the shelf.

The guards are presented in a sentry box formed packaging, which received the Formland Prize in 1992. This box wears the monogram with the approval of her majesty, Queen Margrethe of Denmark

Material: Beech Wood.

Available Sizes:
Size: ca. 8.66" h


Available Guardsmen:
Standard-bearer
Drummer
Private w/gun

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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 toys 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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