Poul Cadovius Abstracta bookcase unit Denmark 1960





Nice ‘Abstracta’ bookcase unit by designer Poul Cadovius and produced in Denmark by Royal System in 1960. Known for his modular shelving solutions like the infamous ‘dk3 Royal System’, Cadovius created the Abstracta series in a later phase of his career. One significant similairity between these two designs is that they both became very iconic for the legacy of Cadovius and are still proving their worth, both technically and aesthetically.


The Abstracta however is a free standing unit, and can also be used as a room divider. This particular system is in good original condition, with a nice patina to the glass shelves and metal parts. The tubes are held together with special cast connectors in which the size can be adjusted or expanded in height and length by the user. The glass shelves are held in place with small wire brackets, and form no visual interruption to the whole. The botton has metal, vynil coated shelves which makes sure the unit stays connected very well. A nice chance to obtain a true iconic shelving system. The decoration is not included, and is only added for size references.


We have a lot of additional abstracta parts in stock to make a unit of your choice, inqure for possibillities.

Designer: Poul Cadovius
Type: Abstracta shelving
Manufacturer: Royal System
Year: 1960
Country: Denmark
Materials: Metal, glass
Condition: Good, original
Height: 169 cm
Width: 243 cm
Depth: 36 cm
Item nr: PMF19JU05

Holland / Belgium: € 50
Europe: € 150 - 450
Outside Europe: € 450 - 650

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