Rare chaise lounge model 39 designed by Alvar Aalto. This example made by the Artek factory in Hedemora in Sweden between 1946-1956. Made from lacquered birch wood with jute webbing. With a round neck cushion in Arteks classic wool zebra fabric. Very good vintage condition with light age related patina and wear. Signed "Aalto Möbler, Svensk Kvalitetsprodukt" meaning, "Aalto Furniture, Swedish quality product".
To meet the demand for Aaltos products, post WWII, Artek established a factory in Hedemora in Sweden. The main goal was producing Aaltos furniture mostly for exporting to the US. The factory remained producing Aaltos pieces between 1946 and 1956.
Designer: Alvar Aalto
Manufacturer: Artek, Hedemora
Condition: Very good
Dimensions: W. 165 D. 61 H. 25/62 cm
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