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Axel Einar Hjorth

(Sweden, 1888-1959)
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.

a stained pine "Sandhamn" table, Nordiska Kompaniet Sweden 1935.

Marked with maker's metal plaque, 140 x 69,5 cm, height 71 cm.

Slight wear, the legs with dry cracks.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

60 000 - 80 000 SEK

5 670 - 7 560 EUR

5 770 - 7 690 USD

Hammer price: 
250 000 SEK
Provenance

According to the NK archive this table was specially commissioned by Mr or Ms Andersson in 1935.

Designer

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.

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Camilla Behrer
Stockholm
Camilla Behrer
Head of Design / Head of Modern Decorative Art and Design
+46 (0)708 92 19 77