Alvar Aalto High-Backed Chair by by Oy Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyötehdas Ab, circa 1930's


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Early cantilevered high-backed armchair by Alvar Aalto.

Early production example from 1930s by Oy Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyötehdas Ab, Turku, Finland.

Originally designed in 1933 for Artek Oy. Rare version with curved head rests on each sides (Later Artek production no.401 with straight head rest)

Measures: 86 H x 64 W x 85 D cm.

Stained birch laminated plywood, linen fabric covered seat.

Newly upholstered with mixed linen fabric with the wood frame in original condition showing natural patina.

Literature: Alvar Aalto: Designer (Alvar Aalto Foundation, 2002), pg.166-167.

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