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ALVAR AALTO;

PROTOTYPE ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1931-1932

Details
ALVAR AALTO;
PROTOTYPE ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1931-1932
laminated and solid birch
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 24 1/3 in. (62 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep
Provenance
Scandinavian Design, Christie's South Kensington, 6th September 2000, lot 9 (part)
Private Collection, Germany
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Lot Essay

The rigid construction of this undocumented design is suggestive of both the Model-31 cantilever chair, and the Model-41 lounge chair, the latter featuring an enclosed profile to the flanks.

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