Carl Malmsten “Samsas” sofa for O.H. Sjögren. In original fabric with original maker tags in metal. Carl Malmsten was the most prolific furniture designer of the 20th century and this sofa was the most popular of his upholstered pieces. Originally brought to market in the 1920s, it remained in production for nearly 30 years. This one dates to the 1940s and in in excellent original condition.