Versatile and remarkable Scandinavian Modern extra-long “Korbo” bench or table designed by Torbjorn Afdal for Bruksbo and manufactured by Mellemstrands Trevareindustri SA, Norway, circa 1960s. This low, elongated modernistic bench/table features beautiful Afromosia teak wood, lipped edges and three square sculpted “sled” legs with enameled black stretchers underneath, providing optimal support. Maker’s Stamp and Label (MELLEMSTRANDS TREVAREINDSTRI BRUKSBO MODELL MADE IN NORWAY) on underside. Striking example of minimalistic Scandinavian craftsmanship, representing an era of sleek, timeless, elegant design. Exclusive in length, this piece is perfect as a bench for a foyer/entryway or as a low coffee table in a spacious setting. Timeless, classic profile will blend well and add a touch of Scandinavian style to any décor genre.
Condition Report: Strong, sturdy, stable; metal enameled stretchers intact.
Maker’s Stamp and Label: (MELLEMSTRANDS TREVAREINDSTRI BRUKSBO MODELL MADE IN NORWAY)
Designer: Torbjorn Afdal
Creator/Manufacturer: Bruksbo; Mellemstrands Trevareindustri
Of the Period: Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian
Place of Origin: Norway
Date of Manufacture: 1960s
Materials and Techniques: Teak, enameled metal
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: 98 ¾” long x 14 ½” deep x 13 ½” tall