Early and Rare 'Sandhamn' Table
Deeply carved and stained pine
With metal plaque embossed 'AB Nordiska Kompaniet' and impressed 'R 33848 - 10 6 29’
Produced by Nordiska Kompaniet AB, Sweden
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.
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.
Literature: Christian Björk, Thomas Ekström, Eric Ericson, ‘Axel Einar Hjorth - Möbelarkitekt, Stockholm, 2009, pp. 128 and 130