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Arne Norell

(Sweden, 1917-1971)
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.
Arne norell, attributed to, an easy chair, model "gary" (the thumb), gösta westerberg, sweden 1950s.

attributed to, an easy chair, model "Gary" (The Thumb), Gösta Westerberg, Sweden 1950s.

Original textile in wool, loose cushion, legs in birch, seat height 39 cm, height 84 cm.

Minor wear.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

40 000 - 50 000 SEK

Hammer price: 
60 000 SEK
Provenance

Purchased in 1954/55, thence by descent.

Exhibitions

This model was shown at what was called the "Önskehemsutställningen" in Stockholm, 1952.

Literature

Andreas Siesing, 'Svenska möbler - folkhemsform i ull, jakaranda, furu och bok 1949-1970', Atlantis, Stockholm 2015, p 8, this model is found depicted in an advert from 1952.

More information

Picture from 1955 with the original textile visible.

Purchasing info
Image rights

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Jonatan  Jahn
Stockholm
Jonatan Jahn
Specialist Design and 20th-21st Century Works of Art
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