Nationalmuseum%20Sweden%20announces%20acquisition%20of%20cabinet%20and%20armchairs%20by%20Carl%20H%26amp%3Bouml%3Brvik%20from%20the%201925%20World%5C%27s%20Fair

A cabinet and two chairs designed by Carl Hörvik have been gifted to Nationalmuseum. These exclusive pieces in a pared-down classical style were exhibited in the Swedish pavilion at the 1925 World’s Fair in Paris as part of a suite of furniture that won the exhibition’s highest accolade. Nationalmuseum has received a magnificent gift: a cabinet and two armchairs designed by the architect Carl Hörvik and manufactured by Nordiska Kompaniet for the Swedish pavilion at the 1925 World’s Fair in Paris. The pieces formed part of a larger suite of furniture awarded the exhibition’s highest accolade, the Grand Prix. With their exclusive design, the pieces were definitely produced for the luxury market. The cabinet and the chairs are made of oak, with inlays of various other woods, the chair backs are wicker weave, and the seats are upholstered in horsehair. The cabinet, intended to be displayed with the doors open, c

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