Antique Pair of Chairs, A.B. Nordiska Kompaniet 1918
Our Stock # LFA-1484
This is an antique pair of chairs from Sweden dating to 1918.
Retailed by the high end department store, A.B. Nordiska Kompaniet in 1918 this superior pair of chairs display beautiful grain detail in the choice cuts of satin birch.
With Biedermeier overtones, these chairs are raised on tapering square section legs with the rear legs unusually gently curving back towards the front at the foot.
The shaped side seat rails are bowed with a flat front rail and accommodate a drop in seat pad finished in a striped blue cloth ‰ÛÒ easily recovered to suit any d̩cor.
The shield shaped back rest mounts the large vase splat featuring burr inlay delineated with stringing and a motif to the top reminiscent of a fruit de mer.
The plate beneath is stamped 'A B Nordiska Kompaniet 20 56 6 11 18', a mark of quality from this most famous of Swedish Department Stores:
Josef Sachs founded Nordiska Kompaniet in 1902 and had a clear vision: the great department store NK was to be a commercial and cultural theatre - a contemporaryåÊstage.
The luxury department store on Hamngatan, Stockholm, opened in 1915. Ever since, many iconic personalities have visited and exclusive launches have taken place here. NK is known to always be leaders in fashion trends.
This pair of chairs have solid joints and construction and come delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 45cm (17.75'')
Max Depth: 44cm (17.25'')
Max Height: 92cm (36.25'')
Seat Width: 43cm (17'')
Seat Depth: 38cm (15'')
Seat Height: 48cm (19'')
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