Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chest of Drawers / Commode by Axel Einar Hjort, 1930

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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
circa 1930
Period
Mid-20th Century
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
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1stdibs seller since 2004
Located in New York, NY
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  • 20th Century Specialists

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