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
Measurements: 40 cm H x 120 cm W x 60 cm D