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1950s Swedish Boucle Samspel Sofa by Carl Malmsten

$9,587.36

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Carl Malmsten 'Samspel' sofa First designed in 1956 and produced by AB Record in Bollnas, Sweden, the 'Samspel' sofa is one of the finest pieces to be drawn by Sweden's design icon of the 20th century: Carl Malmsten. In the same year the sofa was designed (1956), the museum curator and cultural commentator Erik Wettergren wrote that the strength in Malmsten’s work relates to his “deep roots in Swedish tradition and human sense of comfort”. Samspel translates literally as 'interplay'. This example has been reupholstered in luxurious bouclé wool-cotton mix fabric from Chase Erwin. The legs are re-finished, walnut-stained beech. Measures: Height 82 cm Length 155 cm Depth 80 cm Seat height 40 cm. Seat depth 52 cm.

Details

  • Creator
    Carl Malmsten (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.89 in. (81 cm)Width: 61.03 in. (155 cm)Depth: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Seat Height: 15.75 in. (40 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1956
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Refinished.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1333220757972

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