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Axel Einar Hjorth

(Sweden, 1888-1959)
50 000 - 75 000 SEK
4 580 - 6 860 EUR
4 840 - 7 260 USD
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230 000 SEK
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Axel Einar Hjorth
(Sweden, 1888-1959)

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

Height 79,5 cm, width 52 cm, seat height 42 cm.

Minor damages and wear.


The vendor's summerhouse to the south of Stockholm.


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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