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  • Provenance

    Paimio Sanatorium, Finland

  • Literature

    Aarno Ruusuvuori, ed., Alvar Aalto 1898-1978, Helsinki, 1978, p. 65, fig. 93
    Eva B Ottillinger, Alvar Aalto, Møbel: Die Sammlung Kossdorff, Wien, 2002, p. 31, fig. 8
    Pirkko Tuukkanen, ed., Alvar Aalto Designer, Vammala, 2002, p. 76
    Alvar Aalto: Tuberculosis Sanatorium 1929-1933, Paimio, exh. cat., Museo Jyväskylä, 2004, n.p.
    Thomas Kellein, Alvar & Aino Aalto Design; Collection Bischofberger, Zurich, 2005, pp. 58 and 61

141

Stool, from the Paimio Sanatorium

ca. 1932
Painted tubular metal, painted plywood.
17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm) high, 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) diameter
Manufactured by O.y. Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas A.b., Finland.
Underside with painted stenciled Paimio no. “V.”

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Design

14 December 2011
New York