Axel Einar Hjorth and Nils Fougstedt - Important Nordic Design London Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Ivar Kreuger, Stockholm

  • Literature

    Boet 25 år (Gothenburg), p. 123
    Christian Björk, Axel Einar Hjorth: Möbelarkitekt,Stockholm, 2009, pp. 76-77, 111

  • Catalogue Essay

    Black lacquered base designed by Axel Einar Hjorth for Nordiska Kompaniet. Top by the sculptor Nils Fougstedt for Svenskt Tenn.


'Caesar' table

circa 1928
Engraved pewter, black lacquered birch.
63.2 x 78.5 x 44.5 cm (24 7/8 x 30 7/8 x 17 1/2 in)
Manufactured by AB Nordiska Kompaniet for Svenskt Tenn, Sweden. Tabletop impressed with manufacturer’s angel mark ‘SVENSKT TENN STOCKHOLM’, ‘S8’ and underside of base with manufacturer’s brass label impressed with ‘A•B• NORDISKA KOMPANIET/R33243-16 3 29'.

£30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for £37,250

Important Nordic Design

27 September 2012