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

  • 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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