design: Very early model 409 by Alvar Aalto
production: Artek, Finland, ca 1940
material: Birch and original (papercord) webbing
description: Rare and early 409 cantilever chair by Aalto. Designed in 1939, this one was produced ca 1940 with papercord webbing, which was only used during war time due to the lack of materials. Fantastic pinkish color and patina.