Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 8

Carl Bergsten Swedish Art Deco sofa from M/S Kungsholm 1928

$10,500Asking Price

About

Elegant Swedish Art Deco sofa designed by architect Carl Bergsten for the luxury ocean liner M/S Kungsholm, matching chairs also available. The chairs are documented in the 1928 photograph of one of the Kungsholm's reading rooms. Sofa is elm wood veneer, newly restored and reupholstered in velvet fabric, it retains the Nordiska Kompaniet (NK) metal tags. H: 33.25", L: 71", D: 26".

The luxury liner M/S Kungsholm was a masterpiece of Swedish Art Deco design and the jewel of the Swedish American Line. Sweden's most prestigious designers and artisans lavishly decorated the ship with custom furniture, lighting, carpets, textiles, metalwork and artwork.

Some of Carl Bergsten works include the luxury ocean liner M/S Kungsholm, the Swedish Pavilion for the Paris Exposition des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in 1925, and the Liljevalchs Art Museum in Stockholm. Bergsten designed the Stromsholm cafe chair which is considered an icon of 20th century Swedish design.

Details

  • Creator
    Nordiska Kompaniet (Designer),Carl Bergsten (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33.25 in. (84.46 cm)Width: 71 in. (180.34 cm)Depth: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Seat Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1920's
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: U1102088308377

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in New York, NY
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2000
1stDibs seller since 2007
184 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Art Deco Leather Sofa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This vintage leather sofa is in great condition and is upholstered in its original rich brown color leather in great condition and has a beautiful patina finish. This sofa also featu...
Category

1990s Unknown Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Leather Sofa
$3,505 Sale Price
25% Off
Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist 'Holmqvist' Paradiset Sofa, Sweden, 1964
By Nordiska Kompaniet, Kerstin Horlin Holmquist
Located in London, GB
A lovely Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist (Holmquist) Paradiset sofa for Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), Sweden. One owner since it was bought new in 1964. Original green velvet fabric. In good vin...
Category

Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Beech

Kerstin Horlin Holmquist Paradiset Sofa, for Nordiska Kompaniet, Sweden
By Kerstin Horlin Holmquist, Nordiska Kompaniet
Located in London, GB
Curved Kerstin Horlin Holmqvist ‘Holmquist’ Paradiset ‘Paradise’ sofa designed in the 1950s for Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), Sweden. Upholstered in grey fabric. Ships worldwide. UK ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wood, Fabric

Custom Made Art Deco Style Sofa
Located in Buchanan, NY
Custom made sofa / settee based on an original French 1920s Art Deco style. The settee is made in the traditional way with hand tied springs and horsehair construction. The size can ...
Category

2010s American Art Deco Settees

Materials

Fabric

Art Deco Sofa with Floral Upholstery
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Art Deco sofa, wood, floral fabric upholstery, Europe, 1940s. Lovely two-seat sofa from the 1940s with characteristic backrest. The sofa features an organic curve in the backrest ...
Category

Vintage 1940s European Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Carl Malmsten "Samsas" Sofa
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Carl Malmsten "Samsas" sofa produced by O. H. Sjogren. Store formerly known as ARTFUL DODGER INC
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Birch, Fabric

Swedish Biedermeier Sofa Settee Couch 2-3 Seat 19th Century Art Deco Empire
Located in LONDON, GB
Antique Swedish Biedermeier Empire smaller sofa couch with a highly carved shape and stunning shell motif on the top. There are smaller carved details above the gracefully curved ...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Sofas

Materials

Birch

Biedermeier Sofa Settee Couch 3-4 Seat Carved Arms Art Deco Swedish, Early 1900s
Located in LONDON, GB
Antique Swedish Biedermeier carved three-four-seat sofa in Classic darker honey French polish finish that brings out the figure in the top grade golden birch quilted veneers. It f...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Sofas

Materials

Birch

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery