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Axel Einar Hjorth

(Sweden, 1888-1959)
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine "Lovö" easy chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine "Lovö" easy chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine "Lovö" easy chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine "Lovö" easy chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine "Lovö" easy chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.

a pair of stained pine "Lovö" easy chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.

Upholstered with cushions to the seat and back. Height ca 77 cm, width 66 cm, depth ca 72 cm, seat height ca 40 cm.

Normal wear.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

40 000 - 60 000 SEK

3 750 - 5 630 EUR

3 600 - 5 390 USD

Hammer price: 
240 000 SEK
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This "Lovö" model is depicted in the archive material of the Nordiska Kompaniet, shown in a furnished interior dated 1932.

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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