Rare Armchair, Model No. 26

Alvar Aalto
1932
Ref. 2003011

Laminated birch plywood, painted to the reverse, painted steel frame.
Marked with a red 'K' to the underside of the seat.
The metal parts were produced by Aug- Louhen Rautasänkytehdas in Turku.

The model was only produced very briefly in the 1930's before being discontinued.

Provenance:
Paimio Sanatorium, Finland
Family Välilä, Turku, Finland

Literature:
Pirkko Tuukkanen, ed., 'Alvar Aalto: Designer', Vammala, 2002, pp. 71-73,164 for a drawing
Thomas Kellein, 'Alvar & Aino Aalto. Design: Collection Bischofberger', exh. cat, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 2004, p. 25

Produced by Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas Oy Turku.


H.79cm/31,1'' W.63cm/24,8'' D.63cm/24,8''


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