‘Flora’ cabinet, model no. 852

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  • Provenance

    Svenskt Tenn, Sweden

  • Literature

    Form (Stockholm), nos. 1-10, 1938, n.p.
    Josef Frank: 1885–1967 – Minnesutställning, exh., cat, National Museum of Stockholm, 1968, p. 33
    1885-1985: Josef Frank, 100 ar - Jubileumsutställning hösten 1985, exh. cat., Svenskt Tenn, Stockholm, 1985, p. 23
    Nina Stritzler-Levine, ed., Josef Frank, Architect and Designer: An Alternate Vision of the Modern Home, New Haven, 1996, p. 71, fig. 4-9
    Christopher Long, Josef Frank: Life and Work, Chicago, 2002, p. 235, fig. 218

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‘Flora’ cabinet, model no. 852

designed 1937, executed 1940s
Mahogany-veneered wood, mahogany, birch, brass, printed paper.
140 x 116.4 x 43 cm (55 1/8 x 45 7/8 x 16 7/8 in)
Manufactured and retailed by Svenskt Tenn, Sweden. Exterior covered with paper illustrations from Nordens Flora by C. A. Lindman.

Estimate
£25,000 - 35,000 

sold for £47,500

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