Uno & Östen Kristiansson, Lighting
Rare cylindrical ceiling lamp by Uno & Östen KristianssonThis rare ceiling lamp (model 555) was designed in the 1950s and executed by Swedish mirror and lighting producer ‘Luxus’ in the town of Vittsjö. Luxus was founded in 1951 by brothers Uno (1925-2009) and Östen Kristiansson (1927-2003), after having learned the trade from their father, Evert Kristiansson. He ran Vittsjö Möbelfabrik AB and produced wooden furniture for Swedish luxury department store Nordiska Kompaniet as well as other renowned architects like Carl Malmsten. The frame and ceiling cup are in oak with opal plexiglass shade and diffusers on each end. The height is adjustable ca. 50-150 cm.
Nanna Ditzel, Nanna Ditzel & Jørgen Ditzel, Seating
Very rare easy chair with curvy armrests by Nanna Ditzel & Jørgen DitzelThis very rare easy chair was designed ca. 1950 by fellow architects and husband and wife Jørgen and Nanna Ditzel (1921-1961 and 1923-2005). The chair has curvy armrests and stained beech legs. The sides, seat and back upholstered with original greenish plush. The model name is 'AP 14'. This chair was was executed 1950 by AP Stolen, which in the 1950s was one of the leading furniture and upholstery stores in Copenhagen, Denmark owned and founded by cabinetmaker Anker Petersen.