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HOME : Closeouts : Vintage Fan Leg Side Table by Alvar Aalto

Vintage Fan Leg Side Table by Alvar Aalto (MR13270)

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Alvar Aalto

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto was born at Kuortane, Finland, February 3, 1898. He received his diploma in architecture from the Helsinki Institute of Technology in 1921. There were few commissions in Finland, which was recovering from war and economic depression, so he first went to work in Sweden. In 1923 he opened an architectural office in Jyväskylä, where he was joined by Aino Marsio after their marriage in 1924.

From 1946-1948 he taught at MIT, where he designed Baker House, a student dormitory (1947-1948) along the Charles River. It was his largest commission in a dozen years, and one of his first challenges in urban design.

In the post war years he added city planning to his activities, as Finland repaired the damage sustained in World War II, resettled people who had lived in ceded areas, and its growing population became rapidly urbanized. To this period belong his design for the civic center of Säynätsalo, the National Pension Institute, the Academic Book Store in Helsinki, the Jyväskylä teachers" college and many others. During his lifetime, his office produced over 300 buildings and projects.
A vintage "Fan Leg" table by Alvar Aalto with the distinctive six-section fan legs. Made of sturdy birch, making for a solid and dependable table that can be used for many different purposes, including dining, as a study table or as an extra-space table for banquets/parties. Made by one of the great masters of Finnish Modernism.
Width 35 1/2" x Depth 35 1/2" x Height 22 1/2"
Very Good Vintage Condition
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2/28/14



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