Rare Pair of 'Sandhamn' Armchairs

Axel Einar Hjorth
1929
Ref. 191139

Carved and stained pine, with linen upholstered cushions. Original fabric cushions also supplied.
Each chair with manufacturer's plaque embossed 'AB NORDISKA KOMPANIET' and impressed 'R 38844 - 5 11 29'

The Sandhamn series was the first of the ‘Sportstugemöbler’ range designed by Axel Einar Hjorth for Nordiska Kompaniet. This example was executed in 1929, the first year the series was introduced.

Provenance:
Krister Littorin
Commissioned circa 1930 to Littorin's hunting villa, located on an island in Stockholm's inner archipelago. Krister Littorin, an engineer, was Swedish entrepreneur and industrialist Ivar Kreuger's closest associate.

Produced by NK Nordiska Kompaniet.


H.88cm/34,6'' W.65cm/25,6'' D.80cm/31,5''


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