Set of Four Chairs by Göran Malmvall
From Dorian Caffot de Fawes
A set of four solid and steam-bent pine chairs, "Model 510", designed by Göran Malmvall (1917-2001) for Svensk Fur-Karl Andersson and Soner.
Sweden, circa 1940
81 cm high by 40 cm wide by 47 cm deep, seat height 44 cm
Göran Malmvall was the youngest son of the company’s founder, Karl Andersson. He studied furniture design under the direction of Carl Malmsten and was involved with the family business from an early age until 1982, mainly in the capacity of an in-house furniture designer. Self-taught, he was a highly skilled cabinet-maker with considerable technical expertise, and was renowned for the boldness of his innovations.