254
254
Two bookshelves (Model No. 112) by Alvar Aalto, designed 1935
JUMP TO LOT
254
Two bookshelves (Model No. 112) by Alvar Aalto, designed 1935
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Decorative Arts & Design from 1870

|
Olympia

Two bookshelves (Model No. 112) by Alvar Aalto, designed 1935
birch veneer, one with three short shelves, the other with two long shelves
Quantity: 2

two-shelved example with branded marks to reverse of uprights 'Aalto Möbler, Svensk Kvalitatsprodukt'


Three shelf: 85cm. high by 90cm. wide by 29cm. deep: Two shelf: 58cm. high by 210cm. wide by 33cm. deep;
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Gustav Bostrom.
By descent.

Literature

Museum of Finnish Architecture, Finnish Society of Crafts and Design, Artek, Alvar Aalto Furniture, Helsinki, 1984, p. 127.

Catalogue Note

These shelves were given by Alvar Aalto to Gustav Bostrom. Bostrom, an architect, and his wife, a proof drawer, both worked for Aalto during the late 1940s and indeed they met whilst there. They were passed on to the current vendor in 1990.

Decorative Arts & Design from 1870

|
Olympia