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Pair of Large ‘Tale’ Stools by Ilmari Tapiovaara, 1950s

$9,896.37per set

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Rare early pair of 'Tale' stools by by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Asko, Finland circa 1953. Exceptional (and surprisingly) large stools in a fantastic 'freeform'. The stools are made of a solid Birch wooden tripod base and a plectrum shaped curved plywood seat. Very decorative and playful sculptural objects. In excellent condition.

Details

  • Creator
    Asko (Manufacturer),Ilmari Tapiovaara (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.15 in. (41 cm)Width: 25.2 in. (64 cm)Depth: 23.23 in. (59 cm)Seat Height: 15.75 in. (40 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1953
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Rotterdam, NL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1117222015712

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    Ships From: Rotterdam, Netherlands
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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