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Vitra Alexander Girard - Wooden Doll no. 22
Alexander Girard Wooden Dolls, 1963
Designer: Alexander Girard
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Beautiful Vitra re-edition of this Alexander Girard designed Wooden Doll, model no. 22. Standing a little bit over 9 inches tall, this is one of the larger wooden dolls in the Alexander Girard Vitra series. Alongside Charles and Ray Eames as well as George Nelson, Alexander Girard was one of the decisive figures in post-War American design. The focus of his broad oeuvre was on textile design, and a key source of inspiration for him was his passion for the popular art of South America, Asia and East Europe. The Wooden Dolls, which Girard created in 1963 for his own home in Santa Fe and made himself, are likewise inspired by his own extensive collection of works of popular art. Half decorative element, half toy, the Wooden Dolls were originally intended only for personal use. Based on originals found in the Girard Estate held by the Vitra Design Museum, the partly joyful, partly grim-looking company of dolls is now coming out as a charming enhancement to any interior. Collection Vitra Design Museum. Solid pinewood, hand painted. Delivered with a brochure in a high-quality printed wooden box. .
Please note that each Wooden Doll is unique as it is handcrafted and painted by hand, no two will ever be exactly alike. Each Wooden Doll's uniqueness is also part of its appeal. The Alexander Girard Vitra Wooden Dolls are available in many variants so make sure to browse the entire Wooden Dolls collection. The Alexander Girard wooden doll collection was designed Alexander Girard in 1963 for his own home in Santa Fe. Alexander Girard's wooden dolls were inspired by his own extensive collection of works of popular art, and his passion for popular folk art of South America, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Each doll has its own unique expression, some are cheerful while others have a more whimsical or serious expression. Part decorative object, part toy, the Wooden Dolls are based on originals found in the Girard Estate. The Vitra Wooden Dolls display beautifully, either as a single piece or when grouped together and provide a charming enhancement to any interior. Price is for 1 (one) doll. Each Alexander Girard Doll comes individually packaged in a small wooden box. Made of solid pine wood; hand-painted with mixed media, including feathers, twine, etc. Collect them all.
Vitra Product Code: 21502722
Material: pine wood, hand painted
Dimensions: H 9 1/4" x W 1 1/4" x D 1 3/16"
Weight: 3.8 lbs.
Use: indoor, living room, dining room, bedroom, office
Finish: hand painted
Product Category: home decor, decorative objects
Style: mid century modern, modern
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