Alvar Aalto  Set of twelve stacking chairs, model no. 11/3, 1950s-1960s

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Lot 13Ω TP
Alvar Aalto
Set of twelve stacking chairs, model no. 11/3, 1950s-1960s

Sold for £ 4,590 (US$ 6,124) inc. premium

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12 Oct 2021, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

Alvar Aalto
Set of twelve stacking chairs, model no. 11/3, 1950s-1960s
Birch, laminated birch plywood.
Each: 79.5 x 45 x 50.5 cm
Manufactured by O.y. Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyotehdas A.b., Turku, Finland. Underside of each stamped ARTEK/aalto design/MADE IN FINLAND.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Educational facility, Aura
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature
    'FINMAR LIMITED: London, S.W.1, 44 Ranelagh Road', Finmar, Helsingfors, 1936, n.p.
    Domus, no. 103, July 1936, p. 42; no. 435, February 1966, fig. 21; no. 676, October 1986, p. 30; no. 697, September 1988, p. 108
    'Finmar: Furniture of the future for the home of To-day', Finmar, London, 1939, p. 5
    Juhani Pallasmaa, ed., Alvar aalto furniture, exh, cat., Museum of Finnish Architecture Finnish Society of Crafts and Design Artek, Helsinki, 1984, fig. 75
    Aarno Ruusuvuori, ed., Alvar Aalto: 1898-1976, exh. cat., The Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, 1978, pp. 62, 85
    Eva B Ottillinger, Alvar Aalto: Möbel Die Sammlung Kossdorff, Wien, 2002, p. 28
    Pirkko Tuukkanen, ed., Alvar Aalto: Designer, Vammala, 2002, pp. 59, 75, 162
    Thomas Kellein, Alvar & Aino Aalto; Collection Bischofberger, Zurich, 2005, p. 19
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Alvar Aalto  Set of twelve stacking chairs, model no. 11/3, 1950s-1960s
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