Spectacular cabinet in dark stained oak with light oak interior, designed by Axel Einar Hjorth for Nordiska Kompaniet. Very impressive and practical piece, large but not oversized. Excellent vintage condition. Marked with label, numbered and dated.
Axel Einar Hjorth (1888-1959) was an important Swedish furniture designer, designing many of Stockholm’s public interiors, such as the city library and Centre Hall, as well as private interiors for an impressive list of clients, which included the Shah of Persia. His designs received acclaim in exhibitions both at home and abroad, including the World Exhibition in Barcelona in 1929, the Stockholm Exhibition in 1930 and the World Expo in New York in 1939.