Marta Blomstedt

Hotel Aulanko Wing Chair, 1939

Designed by Finnish architect Marta Blomstedt for the lobby of the Hotel Aulanko, Hameenlinna, Finland. Various iterations of the chair were produced for the hotel over the subsequent decades. This version with spherical, stained elm wood feet is one of the earliest examples. Reupholstered in New Zealand sheepskin.

H: 94cm  /  D: 90cm  /  W: 99cm  /  SH: 39cm

Literature: "Hotel Aulanko bei Tavastehus (Hämeenlinna): Architekten Märta Blomstedt und Matti Lampén," Das Werk: Architektur und Kunst = L'oeuvre: architecture et art, no. 27, 1940, p. 95 for a similar example

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