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Gunnar Asplund

(Sweden, 1885-1940)
Estimate
10 000 - 15 000 SEK
894 - 1 340 EUR
948 - 1 420 USD
Hammer price
24 000 SEK
Purchasing info
For condition report contact specialist
Karl Green
Stockholm
Karl Green
Specialist Modern and Contemporary Decorative Art & Design
+46 (0)700 07 94 25
Gunnar Asplund
(Sweden, 1885-1940)

an armchair, "Stockholm 30", ed. 9/50, Källemo, Värnamo post 2009.

White painted steel frame, seat and back in mahogany with leather upholstery, plate marked: Karmstol Stockholm 30 av Gunnar Asplund Upplaga 50 ex. numrerade från 1/50 - 50/50 Producerad av Källemo i samarbete med Asplundstiftelsen 2009 and numbered 9/50. Height 78.5 cm, seat height 45 cm.

Minor wear and stains.

More information

Designed for the Stockholm Exhibition in 1930, where it was displayed in the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design's booth. In consultation with the Asplund Foundation, Källemo produced the armchair in a limited reissued edition in 2009.

Designer

Gunnar Asplund was one of the most significant architects of his time in Sweden. Asplund represented Nordic Classicism in the 1920s and was a pioneer of Functionalism, which he helped introduce through the Stockholm Exhibition in 1930. His most important works include the Stockholm City Library and the Woodland Cemetery, which he designed with Sigurd Lewerentz.

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