Alvar Aalto 1930s early edition Finmar dining set / 611 chairs
Alvar Aalto (Finland 1898-1976)
Early edition Finmar / Bowman Bros. dining set. Five model 611 stacking chairs and table. This was Aalto’s first modernist chair produced. Each piece is marked with either a ivorine Finmar label/ a red stamped mark or a Bowman Bros stamp (or a combination of each)
This set came from the home (wife) of Russian /American composer Dimitri Tiomkin best known for his western scores, including Duel in the Sun, Red River, High Noon, The Big Sky, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and Last Train from Gun Hill.
The set was once black but has been restored and taken back to the wood colour.
Table - 121 x 84 x 69cm.