In MoMA's Collection Online Only

Artek Aalto Tea Trolley 901

$3,365 Non-Member
$3,028.50 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+
Member discount applies, but other discounts do not apply.
In MoMA's Collection Online Only

Artek Aalto Tea Trolley 901

$3,365 Non-Member
$3,028.50 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+
Member discount applies, but other discounts do not apply.

Color:  White/ Birch

Size:  One Size

Item# 124709-124709
Member discount applies, but other discounts do not apply.
Shipping surcharge of $288.00 
Shipping surcharge of $288.00 
Special Order: Please allow 25-30 weeks for shipping per item.
1

For Tea Trolley 901, which was introduced at the 1937 Paris World’s Fair, Alvar Aalto invented a process for bending thick layers of birch wood into gracefully curved loops to create strong, light frames. The large white wheels have black rubber treads that won’t mark floors. The trolley was inspired by Alvar and his wife Aino’s experience of British tea culture during their world travels, and also by their admiration for Japanese woodwork and architecture. Besides being an impressive and classic way to serve tea, the Tea Trolley 901 can also be used as a bar cart or a place to display art objects, pottery or plants. Made in Finland, the Tea Trolley 901 has a top surface made from high-pressure laminate. The trolley measures 22h x 35.5w x 19.75”d. Some assembly required. Both Alvar Aalto and the trolley’s manufacturer, Artek, have work in MoMA’s collection.

  • Designer
    Alvar Aalto
  • Size
    22h x 35.5w x 19.25"d
  • Material
    Wood, Rubber
  • Origin
    Finland
  • Special shipping charge of $288.00
  • Shipping Method: Threshold Delivery
  • This item cannot be shipped outside of the contiguous U.S.
  • This item is final sale and non-returnable.

$7.95 Flat standard shipping fee available. Learn More.

In response to COVID-19 we are not able to provide deliveries inside customer homes. Deliveries will be left at the doorstep. Please note COVID-19 related production and shipping challenges may result in delays.

For Tea Trolley 901, which was introduced at the 1937 Paris World’s Fair, Alvar Aalto invented a process for bending thick layers of birch wood into gracefully curved loops to create strong, light frames. The large white wheels have black rubber treads that won’t mark floors. The trolley was inspired by Alvar and his wife Aino’s experience of British tea culture during their world travels, and also by their admiration for Japanese woodwork and architecture. Besides being an impressive and classic way to serve tea, the Tea Trolley 901 can also be used as a bar cart or a place to display art objects, pottery or plants. Made in Finland, the Tea Trolley 901 has a top surface made from high-pressure laminate. The trolley measures 22h x 35.5w x 19.75”d. Some assembly required. Both Alvar Aalto and the trolley’s manufacturer, Artek, have work in MoMA’s collection.

  • Designer
    Alvar Aalto
  • Size
    22h x 35.5w x 19.25"d
  • Material
    Wood, Rubber
  • Origin
    Finland
  • Special shipping charge of $288.00
  • Shipping Method: Threshold Delivery
  • This item cannot be shipped outside of the contiguous U.S.
  • This item is final sale and non-returnable.

$7.95 Flat standard shipping fee available. Learn More.

In response to COVID-19 we are not able to provide deliveries inside customer homes. Deliveries will be left at the doorstep. Please note COVID-19 related production and shipping challenges may result in delays.

Authenticity Guarantee

At MoMA Design Store, all of the designs we sell are curator-approved and authentic. We ensure the integrity of our products through research and by working closely with the designers. Our products embody the spirit of good design objects in MoMA's collection. Some of them are actual designs represented in the Museum's collection.

Reviews