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Bent-Laminated Beech Figurative Valet in the Manner of Alvar Aalto, USA, 1950s

About the Item

Playful bent-laminated beech valet in the shape of a standing figure, United States circa 1950. This piece can support a hat as well as jackets and features a solid beech "vide poche" in which keys and pocket items can be placed for safe keeping. Just as attractive bare or dressed, this humorous piece can start a great conversation, or can serve as a useful but fun accent anywhere else in the home. This piece remains in good vintage condition, with a lovely tone to the wood throughout and charming signs of age and gentle use.
  • Similar to:
    Alvar Aalto (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 58.25 in (147.96 cm)Width: 16.25 in (41.28 cm)Depth: 16.75 in (42.55 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Beech,Laminated,Polished
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Structurally sound, nice patina-- good condition for its age with minor losses to the finish.
  • Seller Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU814113354141
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