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  • Provenance

    Valmet HQ, Helsinki

  • Literature

    Gerd Hatje and Karl Kaspar, eds., New Furniture / Neue Möbel / Muebles Modernos, New York, 1966, n.p.
    Lepo, 60 years in furniture, pp. 45, 56

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot originates from the former headquarters of Valmet, one of the largest Finnish industrial enterprises. The building, designed by Toivo Korhonen in 1965 was one of several projects the architect worked on together with Esko Pajamies.

46

Pair of 'Polar' lounge chairs

circa 1965
Bronze, leather-covered metal, leather.
Each: 77.5 x 110 x 72 cm (30 1/2 x 43 1/4 x 28 3/8 in.)
Produced by Lahden Lepokalusto Oy, Finland.

Estimate
£8,000 - 10,000 

Sold for £10,000

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Nordic Masters

London Auction 21 September 2016