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Mini Monkey by Kay Bojesen
Mini Monkey by Kay Bojesen
Rosendahl Mini Monkey by Kay Bojesen
Designed by Kay Bojesen
Item #: RD39249
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status: Ship Date: May 15th, 2018
  • Designer: Kay Bojesen
  • Item #: RD39249
  • Availability: Ship Date: May 15th, 2018
  • Dimensions: H: 3.8" (9.5 cm)
  • Material: Teak & Limba Wood
  • Kay Bojesen's family is growing, and the familiar Kay Bojesen Monkey, first produced in 1951, now also comes in a tiny 10-cm version. The Monkey is manufactured from plantation teak and limba wood. Despite its size, the little Monkey, of course, has just as much charisma and charm as its older siblings in Kay Bojesen's troupe. As the teak is from a plantation, there may be dark spots and stripes, but exposure to air and light will reduce these over time. Accordingly, there will be variations in the wood from monkey to monkey, making every single monkey utterly unique.
    Kay BojesenKay Bojesen graduated as a silversmith in 1910 after completing his apprenticeship at Georg Jensen. He embraced the movement towards functionalism in Danish crafts by co-founding "Den Permanente" — a showcase retail shop featuring the best in Danish design. In the 1930s he explored his passion for wood. Creating animals that matched his belief that a product should be "round and soft and feel good in your hand." The lines in a design should "smile." He felt his animals should never be an exact replica of nature. With all of these beliefs in mind, Kay Bojesen has created treasured and beloved characters that appeal to the child within us all. Their easy expressions have brought joy to many the world over. Explore and experience the warmth of Kay Bojesen!

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