a table "Mora", Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930, ordered by The 1930 Stockholm Exhibition.
Oval shape, lacquered in ochre, black and grey, relief decoration, metal label: NORDISKA KOMPANIET R 34552 - 15 3 30. Length 50 cm, width 36 cm, height 60,5 cm.
Restored, wear, dry cracks.
200 000 - 250 000 SEK
18 800 - 23 500 EUR
18 000 - 22 500 USD
The 1930 Stockholm Exhibition, the model was shown together with a cabinet and two chairs also in the 'Mora -series' in the department for the more exclusive interiors at the exhibition.
Christian Björk, Thomas Ekström, Eric Ericson, "Axel-Einar Hjorth - Möbelarkitekt", Signum 2009, compare the model illustrated p 102.
According to the Nk Archives, the drawing is dated 20/12 1929.
Axel Einar Hjorth was one of Sweden's most significant furniture designers during the Swedish Grace era. He is also known for designing the so-called sports cabin furniture in pine.
Head designer of NK (Nordiska Kompaniet) furniture department 1927-38. His first significant project was NK's exclusive showcase at the International World Fair in Barcelona in 1929, where he presented the cabinet 'Louis' and the model 'Caesar'. In the 1930's he designed more basic models for serial production and rustic furniture in pinewood.Read more
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