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Scandinavian design auction. Wright.

wright13-scan1auction > 16 may 2013 | noon CST


Wright Auction Houses launches their Scandinavian —showcasing pieces by , , , , and . Known for its elegance and seamless integration of material and form, Nordic furniture was instrumental in launching the modern design movement of the twentieth century, and remains among the most sought-after modern furniture today. The lot includes several of Jacobsen’s Egg and Swan chairs, as well as an lounge chair.

Wright says, of the collection: “Designs issuing from Scandinavia in the 20th century shifted the paradigm of modernism towards a fundamentally human ethos which has been, and remains, a standard for function, quality and beauty.”

A highlight of the sale is a collection of Swedish carpets from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, the studio that commissioned and . A graphic, yellow wool carpet by Richter will likely carry the auction’s highest price tag; it’s estimated to go for $30,000-40,000. Peruse the lot at your leisure at [ wright ]


wright13-scan-henningsen1ph 4/3 table lamp | poul henningsen | louis poulsen | 1927


wright13-scan-nilsson1falurutan carpet | barbro nillson | märta måås-fjetterström | 1952


wright13-scan-lindberg1veckla vessels | stig lindberg | gustavsberg | 1951


wright13-scan-kjaerholm1pk 9 chairs | pool kjaerholm | e. kold christensen | 1960


wright13-scan-kjaer1desk | bodil kjaer | desk | e. pederson and sons | c. 1960


>1 ph 4/3 table lamp | poul henningsen | louis poulsen | 1927
>2 desk | bodil kjaer | desk | e. pederson and sons | c. 1960
>3 falurutan carpet | barbro nillson | märta måås-fjetterström | 1952
>4 veckla vessels | stig lindberg | gustavsberg |1951
>5 pk 9 chairs | pool kjaerholm | e. kold christensen | 1960
>6 lounge chair | peter karph | christensen & larsen | c. 1966
>7 model 162 dining table | borge møgensen | søborg møbelfabrik | 1953
>8 model K10-11 floor lamp| tapio wirkkala | idman |1958
>9 l-leg desk with return | alvar aalto | artek | 1933
>10 carpet | marianne richter | märta måås-fjetterström | c. 1950
>11 model 3217 sevener chair | arnie jacobsen | fritz hansen | 1955
>12 model A331 beehive ceiling lamp | alvar aalto | valaistustyö ky | 1953



[ scandinavian design ] includes nearly 250 works of exceptional design. Each item will be featured in our award-winning, full-color auction catalog as well as presented in our online preview at [ View lots ] | 1440 West Hubbard Street | 312 563 0020 [ wright auction ]

auction > 16 may 2013 | noon CST





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