Pirkka 'Sauna' Stool by Tapiovaara

by Ilmari Tapiovaara
Finland, circa 1955

Constructed of two individual sections of solid pine, joined horizontally with wooden pins
Signed and branded underneath Laukaan Puu Ltd, Helsinki Finland

The stool was originally imagined for the sauna, to sit down and "cool off after the bath" and was known as the 'Finnstool' for the export market

Tapiovaara, Pekka Korvenmaa, Santa & Cole 1997, pp. 238
H 33.5cm x W 32cm x D 42cm
H 13" x W 12½" x D 16½"
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