Kay Bojesen Small Monkey By Rosendahl - Oak

Kay Bojesen's original and classic teak Monkey was born in 1951. He was actually intended as a hook for children’s coats, but its destiny was to become a piece of original, world-famous Danish art.

Even though the new pale oak Bojesen monkey shares the same design DNA as the original, he is far from identical. The light Monkey swings directly into the Scandinavian Living style, mixing with new and old classics alike.

One thing is for sure, he will be as loved and cherished as his brother and will continue to brighten up any room or a child’s bedroom.


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Kay Bojesen (1886 - 1958)

Kay Bojesen is known for his significant contribution to Danish functionalism, for creating handcrafted Danish design with humour and a smile and, naturally, for his popular “animal circus”, where monkeys, elephants, hippos and dogs scamper and romp about the design menagerie to the delight of people of all ages. 

Rosendahl work closely with Kay Bojesen’s family to put a great many of Bojesen’s most popular creations into production.


Dimensions and details

DesignSmall Oak Monkey
Height20 cm
MaterialKay Bojesen’s Monkey comprises 31 parts and is made of oak and maple
DesignerKay Bojesen
OriginDesigned in Denmark