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Axel Einar Hjorth

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

a stained pine "Lovö" sofa, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.

Cushions upholstered in blue fabric. Length ca 200 cm, height ca 73 cm.

Lacquered, minor stains and wear.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

75 000 - 100 000 SEK

7 040 - 9 380 EUR

6 740 - 8 990 USD

Hammer price: 
195 000 SEK
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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