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Eero Saarinen

(Finland, 1910-1961)
20 000 - 25 000 SEK
1 830 - 2 290 EUR
1 940 - 2 430 USD
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Eero Saarinen
(Finland, 1910-1961)

a 'Tulip' oval marble top dining table, Knoll International.

Marked with plaque and paper label, height 72 cm, length 200 cm, width 120 cm.


Eero Saarinen was a Finnish architect and designer born in Kyrkslätt in Finland. Saarinen, considered one of the most prominent modernist architects, made a career in Europe and the USA. He studied sculpture at Le Grande Chaumiere in Paris and architecture at Yale University. In 1963, Saarinen designed President Jefferson's memorial in St. Louis, called the "Gateway arch". Furthermore, he designed furniture in plywood and plastic, including "Tulip", "Plywood Chair" and "Womb Chair" for Knoll Associates. Saarinen drew inspiration from nature and its sculptural and organic shapes.

His father was Eliel Saarinen, an architect, designer, and lecturer.

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