Yrjö kukkapuro valuations- 2 plywood chairs

Jan 06, 2019. 18:52 UTC
Yrjö Kukkapuro valuations- 2 plywood chairs Item images 2f1546801580600 ahlhgfpx0ya 49f95567deeb68ba7c3461bfbfe9534b 2fimg 1389 Item images 2f1546801561657 ozfl3wufl09 49f95567deeb68ba7c3461bfbfe9534b 2fimg 1391 Item images 2f1546801561669 p6f4vnb5lgi 49f95567deeb68ba7c3461bfbfe9534b 2fimg 1394
Han
United States of America

Acquired from
Auction House

Seller's estimate
$0

For sale
Yes
Description

Two chairs: 44"h x 24"w x 26''d- chair made of aluminum base with molded plywood construction and fabric/foam padding. Adjustable height for head rest. Design by Yrjo Kukkapura for AVARTE, made in Finland

Provenance

Unknown, acquired for my office 19 years ago from a auction house in West Hollywood

Expert appraisals:
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$500 - $600 (United States Dollar)
Answered within 2 days
Jan 08, 20:38 UTC
By Klaus

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. These appear to be molded beech plywood chairs, with round steel foot, blue fabric , manufactured for Avarte, circa 1980s or shortly after, marked 'AVARTE, Made in Finland', after a Yrjö Kukkapuro design. Similar pairs have been sold at auction, The estimate is based on actual auction results. Asking prices in the vintage design trade can be higher and can vary. There is no measurement for the sentimental value you might attach to the item.

Han scoble Jan 09, 01:53 UTC

Thank you for your appraisal. And just to understand this properly,
that is $250-300 each, correct?

Klaus Feb 14, 23:22 UTC

yes

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