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Josef Frank

(Austria, 1885-1967)
200 000 - 300 000 SEK
18 300 - 27 400 EUR
19 200 - 28 800 USD
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400 000 SEK
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Josef Frank
(Austria, 1885-1967)

a chest of drawers/ a sideboard "Flora", Svenskt Tenn, Sweden, mid 20th century, model 1050.

Mahogany, floral prints, three drawers with brassmounts. Length 130,5 cm, width 43 cm, height 75,5 cm

Minor wear.


Josef Frank was born in Austria and studied architecture in Vienna. As an architect, he worked with private home areas, villas and apartment buildings. In 1925 he started his own interior design firm Haus und Garten together with two architect colleagues. In connection with the advance of the Nazis, he emigrated to Sweden and was employed in 1934 at Svenskt Tenn. After the outbreak of World War II, Josef Frank, who came from a Jewish family, was forced into exile in New York. At Svenskt Tenn, he made an impact on the product range for four decades; especially when it comes to furniture and fabric prints.

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