Design Basel 2012
12 JUN - 17 JUN
DESIGN BASEL 2012
THE GLOBAL FORUM FOR DESIGN
12-17 JUNE 2012
Messe Basel, Switzerland
Hall 5-Stand G29
Hans J Wegner, 1950. Unique oak-slatted long bench. Provenance: Anker Petersen, owner and founder of AP Stolen.
Hans J Wegner, 1953. Legs of oak. Upholstered with original olive-green wool, armrests and back in original natural leather.Provenance: Danish Cabinet Makers Guild Exhibition 1953.
Hans J Wegner, 1950's. The "Roman" chair is a prototype armchair in oak and original patinated leather. Provenance: The chair was given as a retirement present from Hans Wegner to a carpenter at Johannes Hansen.
Alvar Aalto, 1937. Chaise lounge, molded laminated beach frame and padded seat. Small edition produced in the 1930´s.
Nils Landberg. Tulip Vase. Signed Orrefors Expo Nu-97-54.
Nils Landberg vases, 1960s. Signed Orrefors 605-57.
Axel Einar Hjorth Desk & Chair, 1930. Oak and original leather, with leather-covered buttons. Exhibited at the Stockholm Exhibition 1930. Metal Label R35325-C MÖB.Model "Funkis".
Axel Salto Vase, 1940. Glazed ribbed ceramic vase. Signed Salto.
Pavo Tynell Lamp, 1940. Polished brass and shades in cased glass.
Josef Frank Cabinets, 1958. Commissioned by Swedish consul Erik Svedelius on Estrid Ericsson's trip to Brazil in the 1950's. The two sideboards were especially designed for their living room.
Kaare Klint and Edvard Kindt Larsen, 1930. Cuban mahogany frame and original Nigerian goat leather. Brass nails.
Axel Einar Hjorth Ceiling Lamp, 1930. Nordiska Kompaniet 1930, steel with opaline coloured glass panels.
Alvar Aalto's "Beehive" Lamp A332, 1950. Original black painted metal and brass.
Josef Frank Cabinet, 1960. Model 2237th. Thirteen different sized drawers of oak, walnut and mahogany. Sides and top veneered with amboyna root, legs of walnut, pull handles and knobs of brass.