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Alvar Allto 112B-2 Wall Shelf, 1936

$ 3,800
  • Description
    Iconic double wall shelf, model 112B-2, designed by Alvar Aalto and manufactured by Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyotehdas OY in 1936. Birch, good condition & great patina! Very rare and practical!

    Height: 23.63 in (60 cm)Width: 35.44 in (90 cm)Depth: 11.82 in (30 cm)

    Alvar Aalto (1898-1976): An architect and designer, Aalto & his wife Aino elevated Scandinavian modernism and Nordic design to international prominence. Through their architectural works and iconic furniture pieces, the Aaltos showcased a deep appreciation for nature. With an inclination towards organic shapes and materials, they softened the starkness often associated with rationalist design by adding a unique touch to their creations. Aalto’s utilization of plywood greatly impacted subsequent designers like Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen, Marcel Breuer, and numerous others who were drawn to this material in their work.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Period: 1920-1949
    Creation Date: 1936
    Styles / Movements: Collectible Design, Mid Century, Scandinavian Modern
    Dealer Reference #: F5
    Incollect Reference #: 694738
  • Dimensions
    W. 35.44 in; H. 23.63 in; D. 11.82 in;
    W. 90.02 cm; H. 60.02 cm; D. 30.02 cm;
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