• Historical Design Reflects: Th auction at Christies

    Sale 2392

    Historical Design Reflects: The East 61st Street Years

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    AXEL EINAR HJORTH (1888-1959)

    A 'CEYLON' LEMON WOOD, BIRCH AND EBONIZED WOOD CABINET, 1930

    Price Realised  

    AXEL EINAR HJORTH (1888-1959)
    A 'Ceylon' Lemon Wood, Birch and Ebonized Wood Cabinet, 1930
    manufactured by Nordiska Kompaniet, Stockholm, Sweden
    69 5/8 in. (177 cm.) high, 51 3/8 in. (130.4 cm.) wide, 19 in. (48.3 cm.) deep
    metal plate A B Nordiska Kompaniet


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    cf. M. Boman, ed., Svenske Möbler 1890-1900, Lund, 1991, p. 160 for an illustration of this cabinet in Villa 42 at the Stockholm Exhibition, 1930.
    Katalog Över Bostadsa Vdelningen: Stockholms Utställningen 1930, Stockholm, 1930, p. 145 for an illustration of this cabinet in situ at the Stockholm Exhibition, 1930.

    Exhibited

    Stockholm, Stockholm Exhibition, 1930, Villa 42.