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97/317/1 Tea trolley, '900', wood / ceramic / plastic / cane / rubber, designed by Alvar Aalto, made by Artek, Finland, 1936-37
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Object statement
Tea trolley, '900', wood / ceramic / plastic / cane / rubber, designed by Alvar Aalto, made by Artek, Finland, 1936-37
Designed by Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto (1898-1976).


Made by Artek, Helsinki, Finland.

Designed between 1936 and 1937 and in continuous production since by Artek.
This design originally displayed at the World's Fair, Paris, 1937.
Gift of manufacturer facilitated by the Sydney agent for Artek, Anibou.

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Description
Tea trolley, '900', wood / ceramic / plastic / cane / rubber, designed by Alvar Aalto, made by Artek, Finland, 1936-37

Tea trolley of solid and laminated birch, the tray top inset with white ceramic tiles, supported by two continuous curved birch frames connected by a birch rod handle above a woven cane basket; the lower horizontal section of each shaped frame with a large plastic laminate, rubber-ringed wheel connected by a birch stretcher.

Made: 1936 - 1937
Marks
Underside of stretcher stamped 'Original/Alvar Aalto/design/Artek/Made in Finland/10-94. Adhered 'Anibou' label.
97/317/1
Production date
1936 - 1937
Height
687 mm
Width
588 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Artek, Finland, 1997
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