Armchair model 51 / 403 designed by Alvar Aalto for G. A. Berg,
Sweden, 1930s.

Birch and lacquer.


The matching table is also currently available.

H: 81 cm / 2' 8''
W: 54 cm / 21 1/4''
D: 64.5 cm / 2' 1 1/4''
SH: 44.5 cm / 17 1/2''
AH: 63 cm / 2' 3/4''

Provenance: Architect Helge Barkenius (1901-1957), purchased for his office in Eslöv during the 1930s. The armchair was then given as a gift to architect Göte Andersson (1922-2014), who took over Barkenius' operations during the 1950s. Then the armchair was inherited by the current owner.

Literature: Juhani Pallasmaa, Alvar Aalto Furniture, 1984, model pictured pp. 207-208.

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