Offered by: The Somerset House
10-25 48th Ave Long Island City, NY 11101 , United States Call Seller 917.522.4993


Paimio Chair by Alvar Aalto

$ 9,800
  • Description
    Paimio Chair by Alvar Aalto, an authentic edition, chair #41, designed in 1941 by Alvar Aalto for Artek of Finland. A tour de force in bentwood it tested the limits of plywood manufacturing in the early 1930s. Admired as much for its sculptural presence as for its comfort, the Paimio was inspired by the architect and designer Marcel Breuer’s Club Chair of 1927–28. We have provided a photo of the original label however due to age it is no longer legible. Made of birch wood.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Finland
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Bentwood and plywood
    Condition: Good. Original design unaltered. Slight imperfections in painted wood and natural wood. Wood treated with natural furniture oils. Structurally sound, good for decades of more use. Outstanding condition.
    Creation Date: 1940's
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 544106
  • Dimensions
    W. 23.6 in; H. 25.2 in; D. 31.5 in;
    W. 59.94 cm; H. 64.01 cm; D. 80.01 cm;
    Seat H. 13 in;
    Seat H. 33.02 cm;
Message from Seller:

Furniture and collectible design curated by Alan Eckstein. The Somerset House is a versatile interior design and staging service that specializes in creating eclectic and upscale environments

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