Swedish 1920s Cast Iron Park Bench Designed by Folke Bensow For Sale
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Swedish 1920s Cast Iron Park Bench Designed by Folke Bensow

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The perfect vintage condition for the garden! “Parkbench No 1” model shown in the garden of the Swedish Pavilion at the Paris exhibition 1925. Designed by Folke Bensow (1886-1971) for Näfveqvarns Foundry in Nyköping, circa 1925. Foundry name "Näfveqvarn" in relief. Folke Bensow was one of the founders of the Modern Classicism movement. He is represented at the Swedish national museum in Stockholm. He was also the architect behind one of the most famous houses in Sweden "strykjärnet" in Norrköping.

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  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    A very nice vintage condition for the garden. This bench has been standing outside. The planks are new and newly painted.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 21.26 in. x W 47.25 in. x D 25.6 in.H 54 cm x W 120 cm x D 65 cm
  • Seat Height
    16.93 in. (43 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Skanninge, SE
  • Seller Reference Number
    FASALI
  • Reference Number
    LU1637214079051
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