October 14, 2014

Rabbit by Rosendahl - Rabbit by Kay Bojesen | Bojesen Rabbit | Kay Bojesen



Kay Bojesen's world-famous wooden figures are classic gifts for children and adults alike. Each character is hand-crafted in Denmark by expert craftsmen and furniture makers, and have movable parts. When you give or receive a Kay Bojesen you can take pride in its authenticity. The Rabbit was born in 1957 as the youngest member of Kay Bojesen’s animal family. Smart, upright, with a curious expression, the rabbit has been taking children's dreams to far-flung lands. For decades, the animal universe of Kay Bojesen has united children and adults in endless hours of storytelling and day dreaming. The Rabbit is made of white oak and is treated with wood oil. It is an exact replica created from Kay Bojesen’s original drawings.



Kay Bojesen graduated as a silver smith 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!



Ever since 1984, the Rosendahl Copenhagen brand has been associated with practical, clean-cut design to be used and available to everyone. Rosendahl's design philosophy is to create design objects that become accessible utility items not reserved for special occasions only. On the contrary, selections from the Rosendahl Collection should become an integral part of a more beautiful everyday life. This is possible with high quality and sensible prices.