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Pair of "Corall" Chairs in Birch by Axel Einar Hjorth for Nordiska Kompaniet

Period 1920-1949
Dimensions
W. 17 in; H. 32.5 in; D. 16.5 in;
W. 43.18 cm; H. 82.55 cm; D. 41.91 cm;
Seat H. 17 in;
Seat H. 43.18 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1932
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Pair of “Corall” side chairs by Axel Einar Hjorth (1888-1959) for Nordiska Kompaniet, representing this remarkable designer’s elegant approach to a Functionalist (Nordic Modernism) aesthetic, these handsome chairs feature a number of considered details including a delicately curved and tapered back rails, arced and cantilevered joining of seats and backs, and a very fine level of craftsmanship throughout, in luminous cuts of Baltic birch with French cane back panels, Sweden, 1931; Numbered NK metal tags beneath each seat. (c.f.: Björn, Ekström and Ericson, Axel Einar Hjorth: Möbelarkitekt, Stockholm, 2009, pg. 113)
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
Incollect Reference Number 248151
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