Barbro Nilsson - Nordic Design London Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Stockholm, Sweden, 1954

  • Literature

    Märta Måås-Fjetterström Och Hennes Efterträdare, Barbro Nillson, Marianne Richter, Ann-Mari Forsberg, Båstad, 1940s, p. 4 for the design
    Märta Måås-Fjetterström: Märta flyger igen! 90 år med Märta Måås-Fjetterström, exh. cat., Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, 2009, p. 148 for the design

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Angelica Persson from Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom AB for her assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.


Large 'Gyllenrutan, blå (The Golden Square, blue)' rug

designed 1945, executed 1954
Handwoven wool on a linen warp.
433.2 x 362.1 cm (170 1/2 x 142 1/2 in.)
Produced by Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden woven, by Ingrid Liberg, Anna-Stina Gunnarsson and Sylvia Paulsson. Woven with manufacturer’s mark AB MMF and artist’s initials BN.

£40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for £84,100

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Nordic Design

London Auction 1 October 2015