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

$10,500Asking Price


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.


  • 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
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: U1102088308377

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