Ilmari Tapiovaara ASKO Ovalette Table

Rare and early Ovalette coffee table designed by Ilmari and Annikki Tapiovaara produced by Asko Oy Lahti, Finland, 1953. Asko was the first manufacturer to produce this lovely coffee table. The later editions are manufactured by Artek. The table features a solid, layered birch oval tabletop with a beautiful patine. The solid ebonized birch wood cross-legged base is a very characteristic Tapiovaara design with legs tapered towards both ends. Marked with Asko stamp underneath the table top.

Literature: - Korvenmaa, Pekka. Tapiovaara. Salamanca: Tesitex, 1997

Designer: Ilmari and Annikki Tapiovaara
Manufacturer: Asko Oy Lahti
Model: Ovalette coffee table
Year: 1953
Material: birch wood
Measurements: 40 cm H x 120 cm W x 60 cm D
Quantity: 1
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
Price: Price on request

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