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Axel Einar Hjorth

(Sweden, 1888-1959)
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine side tables "Sport", Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine side tables "Sport", Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine side tables "Sport", Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a pair of stained pine side tables "Sport", Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.

a pair of stained pine side tables "Sport", Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.

Two shelves, marked with pencil 35113, 40 x 32 cm, height 60,5 cm.

Wear, stains, the patina differs slightly on the two tables.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

15 000 - 20 000 SEK

1 410 - 1 880 EUR

1 350 - 1 800 USD

Hammer price: 
130 000 SEK
Saleroom notice

Skiva med kantlagning/ Top with repair to edge.

Provenance

An interior in the Stockholm archipelago furnished with Axel Einar Hjorth's model "Sport", designed in 1933.

The drawing for model Sport, nr 37113, is dated 6th of March 1933

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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