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Custom Long Version of the iconic "No. 2" Model Bench by Folke Bensow

Documentation Documented elsewhere (similar item)
Origin Sweden
Period 1920-1949
Materials Painted cast iron, pine
Dimensions
W. 43.5 in; H. 20 in; D. 15 in;
W. 110.49 cm; H. 50.8 cm; D. 38.1 cm;
Seat H. 17 in;
Seat H. 43.18 cm;
Condition Good. Expertly restored
Creation Date 1925-1939
Description Custom long iteration of architect Folke Bensow's (1886-1971) iconic Taburett Nr: 2 (Bench No. 2) model for the Näfveqvarns Bruk (Foundry), having a striking architectural profile with Modern Classicism style details including relief rosettes and egg and dart motifs, and shell-form handles, and unique to this iteration, a stretcher, crafted in cast iron with pine slats, executed 1925-1930s. The Taburett Nr: 2 was exhibited at the Swedish National Pavilion at the 1925 Paris Exposition.
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
Book References Christian Björk, <em>Näfveqvarns Bruk Konstnärer och Arkitekter till Industrin</em>, Stockholm 2013, page 130
Incollect Reference Number 425980
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