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  • Svenskt Tenn Skrivbord 980
  • Svenskt Tenn Skrivbord 980
  • Svenskt Tenn Skrivbord 980

Desk 980 Mahogany

3,000 USD (inkl. moms)

Josef Frank designed Desk 980 in conjunction with New York World’s Fair in 1939 where Svenskt Tenn’s studio became a great success with innovative and different designs. As in many others of Josef Frank’s designs, Desk 980 has the characteristic of and soft shape of a kidney. 

  • Material: Mahogany

The product is handcrafted after ordering. Contact Svenskt Tenn's Customer Service for information and to place your order.

  • Product information

    Josef Frank designed Desk 980 in conjunction with New York World’s Fair in 1939 where Svenskt Tenn’s studio became a great success with innovative and different designs. As in many others of Josef Frank’s designs, Desk 980 has the characteristic of and soft shape of a kidney. 

    Art nr: 100243

    The desk is handcrafted in Sweden.
    Design: Josef Frank
    Material: Mahogany
    Height: 73 cm
    Width: 80-100 cm
    Length: 200 cm

  • Designer: Josef Frank

    Josef Frank grew up in Vienna and studied architecture at Konstgewerbeschule. In the 1920s he designed housing estates and large residential blocks built around common courtyards in a Vienna with severe housing shortages. In 1925 he started the Haus & Garten interior firm together with architect colleagues Oskar Wlach and Walther Sobotka. Svenskt Tenn hired Josef Frank in 1934 and just a few years later he and Estrid Ericson made their international breakthrough. Although he was already 50 when he left the burgeoning Nazism in Vienna for Sweden, Frank is considered one of Sweden’s most important designers. Read more

  • Care instructions

    Svenskt Tenn’s furniture is made from wood that is varnished or coated. Clean with a soft cloth dampened with mild dish detergent or soapy water. Dry with a soft cloth. Do not expose the furniture to prolonged humidity or direct heat or use polish, oil or abrasive cleaners on the furniture.

    Avoid placing vases, books, placemats and the like, on the table top when the furniture is new as colour variations can occur on the surface. Also avoid exposing the furniture to large changes in temperature and humidity.

    Contact a furniture restorer if the coating or wood gets damaged, as it can get worse if not tended to.