Important Swedish 1930s Commode by Axel Einar Hjort

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An elegant modern neoclassical commode / chest of drawers with simple pure lines called "Bubinga" and designed for Nordiska Kompaniet by Axel Einar Hjorth, (Sweden 1888-1959). This Mid-Century piece is composed of three woods including elm, birch and bubinga.

Hjorth was the most talented, creative Swedish architect of the 1920-1930 period. He embraced modernism, Neoclassicism and Art Deco and transcended them all with stunningly original works.
Details
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
Sweden
Date of Manufacture
1930
Period
1930-1939
Materials and Techniques
Bakelite
Bubinga
Elm
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
32.5 in. H x 39.5 in. W x 19.5 in. D
83 cm H x 100 cm W x 50 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
20040630793526
About The Seller
Address
Thomas Gallery Ltd
315 E 91st St.
New York NY 10128 By Appointment Only
US
Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
1stdibs Dealer since 2004 Located in New York, NY