Bruno Mathsson Book Crib

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Bruno Mathsson rare vintage “Book Crib,” design, 1941.
Stamped underside: “Bruno Mathsson Design, Made in Sweden, Firma Karl Mathsson, Made in Varnamo Sweden.”.

Petite book holder composed of blond curved legs supporting triangular shelving box. Bent solid birch legs in typical Mathsson fashion on a charming triangular box with inset dividers.
This unique design concept was pictured in Mathsson's summer home, paired with two others atop a long table with similar legs presenting the books neatly stacked on a matching table surface.

Original finish in very good condition.
Details
Creator
Bruno Mathsson (Designer)
In the Style Of
Scandinavian Modern
Place of Origin
Sweden
Date of Manufacture
1955
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Birch
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
10 in. H x 19.75 in. W x 11 in. D
25 cm H x 50 cm W x 28 cm D
Dealer Location
Denver, CO
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU127923817672
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