Estimated value: 3000-3500 EUR
Sales date: 2003-05-06
Lot number: 107
A file container, Model 297, designed by Alvar Aalto in 1929/30, manufactured by Finmar in the 1930s, solid birch and birch veneer, varnished, five drawers, the open back fitted with shelves, on castors, stamped with Finmar logotype, height 66 cm, depth 69.5 cm, width 38.5 cm.
Presented in 1930 at the Minimum Apartement Furniture Exhibition, Helsinki.
Literature: Alvar Aalto, Museum of Finnish Architecture, 1984, page 125 - Alvar Aalto, Die Sammlung Kossdorf, Museen des Mobiliendepots, Vienna 2001, page 32.