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Extraordinary and rare daybed by Carl Malmsten for Nordiska Kompaniet

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin Sweden
Period 1920-1949
Materials Pine
Dimensions
W. 45 in; H. 33 in; D. 82 in;
W. 114.3 cm; H. 83.82 cm; D. 208.28 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1920-1930
Description Inspired by late 18th century Gustavian examples, this extraordinary Modern Classicism daybed by Carl Malmsten (1888-1972) for Nordiska Kompaniet, features a highly sculptural form, with curved and angled railed end boards emerging from a nearly oval frame around the box spring, ornamented with carved Classical and Swedish motifs in relief, all of which appearing to float on six tapered legs. Fastidiously crafted with a wonderful plasticity by the renowned Nordiska Komponiet Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, 1920s.

This daybed is a very rare, and quite possibly custom, widened variation of Malmsten’s bateau design. The workmanship by NK's cabinetmakers is extraordinary on this piece. The pine grain has been cut and worked to a buttery smoothness.

Overall 33 in. (83 cm) H x 82 in. (208 cm) W 45 in. (114 cm) W; Mattress 72 in. (183 cm) L x 42 in (107 cm) W 19 in. (48 cm) seat H
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
Incollect Reference Number 265785
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