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  • Provenance

    De Bijenkorf, Amsterdam, 1960s
    Thence by descent to the present owner, The Hague

  • Literature

    Pekka Korvenmaa, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Salamanca, 1997, p. 194, fig. 469 for a similar example
    Aila Svenskberg, Ilmari Tapiovaara: life and design, exh. cat., Design Museum, Helsinki, 2014, p. 88 for a similar example
    Anty Pandsera, ed., design finlandese, la collezione Mangano, exh. cat., Regional Museum of Messina, 2007, p. 89 for a technical drawing

191

Low bench, model no. 2005 and coffee table

1960
Stained pine.
Small: 23.7 x 70 x 69.5 cm (9 3/8 x 27 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)
Large: 23.7 x 190 x 69.5 cm (9 3/8 x 74 3/4 x 27 3/8 in.)

Manufactured by Laukaan puu Ltd., Helsinki, Finland. Each underside branded with manufacturer's mark and LP/LAUKAAN PUUOY/MADE IN FINLAND/TAPIOVAARA/DESIGN.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £3,500

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

Design Day Sale

London Auction 28 April 2016