a stained pine "Utö" table, Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden 1930's.
170 x 55 cm, height 74,5 cm.
150 000 - 200 000 SEK
14 100 - 18 800 EUR
13 500 - 18 000 USD
The table comes from a cottage "Sportstuga" at Tynningö in the Stockholm archipelago, built in 1930.
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.Read more
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