Marianne Richter - Nordic Design London Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Phillips
  • Literature

    Tyra Lundgren, Märta Måås-Fjetterström och väv-verkstaden I Båstad, Stockholm, 1968, no. 71

  • Catalogue Essay

    The 'Rubirosa' rugs were made in different colours of green, brown, red, blue and executed with smaller or larger triangles. The present lot was woven by the talented and long employed artisan weaver Gulli Jönsson, born 1920, employed in 1943, and retired at the age of 65.

    Phillips wishes to thank Angelica Persson from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB for her assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.


'Rubirosa röd' rug

designed 1958, executed 1959
Handwoven wool on a linen warp.
372 x 226.3 cm (146 1/2 x 89 1/8 in.)
Produced by Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden. Woven with manufacturer’s mark AB MMF and artist’s initials MR.

£20,000 - 30,000 

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Nordic Design

London Auction 1 October 2015