Annmaris presents Alvar Aalto & ARTEK auction
Annmaris recently auctioned some of the Alvar Aalto and ARTEK pieces of furniture in which there were extraordinary designs of the vintage era. These pieces of furniture were crafted in a fantastic way and had a vintage charm and look. The auction has exclusive pieces from architects Alvar and Aino Aalto careers that dates back to late 1920s to mid-1970s. The auction also introduces and presents designs from Artek. It is a company co-founded by Alvar and Aino Aalto in 1935.
Here are some of the leading products that will strike out from the rest during the auction. You can also get all the vital information regarding the products at Bidsquare.
The Angel’s Wing Floor Lamp is one of the leading floor lamps designed initially by Alvar Aalto. The model number for the lamp is A805 and it is the most expensive floor lamp types showcased in the auction. The metal louver shade present in the lamp is white in color and the product carries a classic vintage flavor altogether. It has a brass base and can enhance the interiors of any given place. You can get the best quality lamp in the Annmaris Auction.
The Auctioned Price for this exclusive item was EUR€13,125
The six-sphered Beehive Lamp is the most eye-catching variant of Alvar Aalto lamp. Its model number is A332 and this collection can be traced back to the 1950s edition. Apart from being eye-catching, it is the rarest type of lamp which is painted in beige or bone color. These contain sharper edges that give the light an outstanding outlook. It is a worn-out piece and contains a brown film due to oxidation. The lamp has three sockets instead of just one light bulb. The early version of the Beehive lamp is present in the Aaltos home, which is in Munkkiniemi, Helsinki. This marvelous Beehive Lamp was designed by the architects Alvar and Aino Aalto and produced by Valaistustyö Ky.
The Auctioned Price for this lamp was EUR€8,750
Also, a pair of Alvar Aalto’s beehive lamps model A331, manufactured by Valaistustyö Ky. 1950s edition was sold for EUR€13,750.
The Alvar Aalto/Otto Korhonen is a rare restaurant chair by Alvar Aalto and Otto Korhonen that dates back to the early 1930s. With red leather upholstery, curvy plywood backrests and stained lacquer, this piece is still in its original condition. It is definitely worn out but the classic item speaks for itself.
It was manufactured by Oy Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas Ab and was sold for EUR€4,500.
There is an interesting story regarding the Alvar Aalto armchair models 48. The armchair model was initially designed at the Woodberry Poetry Room that is the part of the Harvard College Library. Due to its outstanding and intriguing finish, it has gained much fame all over the world. The variant that is available for auction in the 1950 edition. The upholstery consists of red fabric and it does contain some strains. However, these strains are not very deep and it actually complements the vintage condition of the chair. This chair comprises a prominent place in the Alvar Aalto and ARTEK series.
The Auctioned Price was marked at EUR€6,000
The Aulatuoli Arm Chair is not one the oldest version of an armchair but it is extremely rare. The model dates back to 1920. The version of the chair that is available for auction is manufactured by Oy Huonekalu- Ja Rakennustyötehdas AB. Some sources also state that this chair was given as a gift from Architect Aalto to the manufacturer’s family. The chair contains a satin lacquered surface and carries a vintage flavor. This model is also called “Aulatuoli” from 1930. Even if your house is filled up with the furniture of the modern works, this chair can be the best.
The Auctioned Price for this rare beauty was EUR€11,250
Keeping the best for the last, this exclusive and rare model of the Alvar Aalto Bench in pastel green dating from circa 1930 received the highest number of bids. A similar hue was used in the Paimio Sanatorium. This exquisite beauty was produced by Oy Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas Ab and sold for EUR€3,000.So, these were some of the leading products of the auction that went up to a decent bid. Some of the products mentioned above were very expensive due to the old design and heritage it belongs to. Moreover, some products have had some outstanding stories which make them intriguing during the auction. You can find all the details with regard to the Alvar Aalto & ARTEK auction at Bidsquare.