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Auction: Design
was auctioned on: 13 December 2016
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Barbro Nilsson

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000
Price realised:  US$32,500
Lot number 52, Views: 8

Barbro Nilsson "Salerno blå" rug designed 1948, woven 1952 Handwoven wool on a linen warp. 135 x 95 in. (342.9 x 241.3 cm) Produced by Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB, Båstad, Sweden, woven by Inga Johansson and Mary Sylvander. Woven with manufacturer’s mark AB MMF and artist’s initials BN. Together with a certificate of authenticity from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB.
Provenance Woven for Captain Bergman, Gothenburg, Sweden 1952 Thence by descent, 2013 Acquired from the above by the present owner Literature Form (Stockholm), no. 1, 1948, p. 138 for a variation of the same design Märta Måås-Fjetterström: Märta flyger igen! 90 år med Märta Måås-Fjetterström, exh. cat., Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, 2009, p. 151 for a variation of the same design Catalogue Essay The present lot is registered in the Märta Måås-Fjetterström Archives as #8525. Phillips wishes to thank Angelica Persson and Martin Chard from Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB for their assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot. Read More

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Phillips
Title: Design
Date of the auction: 13 Dec 2016
Address: Phillips
New York