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Axel Einar Hjorth

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

an "Utö" stained pine sofa, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.

Length 133 cm, height 75,5 cm, seat height ca 35 cm excluding the cushion.

Some minor wear, the cushion with small damages and stains.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

40 000 - 50 000 SEK

3 760 - 4 700 EUR

3 590 - 4 490 USD

Hammer price: 
110 000 SEK
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Ritningen enligt NK-arkivet daterad 1932-01-07.

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
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