Six-arm chandelier with white opal glass screens by Fog & Mørup
This exceptional and rare six-arm chandelier has screens of opal glass with pattern and a brass and black lacquered metal frame.
It was designed and executed in the 1950s by renowned lighting producer Fog & Mørup, and most likely made by special order and in a very limited edition.
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Ansgar Fog og Erik Mørup became good friends in 1902 when they both worked in the same a grocery store in Århus, Denmark. Soon after they became business partners. They would start out as wholesales but success turned the company into production as well.
For Fog & Mørup it was always about quality. And one of the main reasons they kept producing the best of the time was because they cared for their employees. They were one of the first companies in Denmark to pay their workers dividends. Erik Mørup believed that if the employees knew they would get part of the profit, they would care more about the materials and tools they were working with and ultimately create better quality. This chandelier is a testament to that belief.
This pair of elegant table lamps is glazed with a deep blue and redish brown colour.
They were produced at Søholm Ceramics ca. in the 1950s.
Model number is 941.
H. 70 cm. (27,5”)
Literature: Center of Modern Design, Copenhagen. Illums Bolighus, Denmark. Exhibition catalogue 1955, p. 44.
Three-legged teak table lamp with acrylics shade by Uno and Östen Kristiansson
This three-legged table lamp was designed by Uno Kristiansson (1925- ) and Östen Kristiansson (1927-2003) ca. in the 1960s.
It has legs of teak and an acrylics lampshade. It can be used as a floor lamp or a large table lamp.
The lamp was executed by 'Luxus' in Vittsjö, Sweden. 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.
Manufacturer’s paper tag included.
H. 77,5 cm. (30,51")
W. 24,5 cm. (9,65")
D. 16,2 cm. (6,38")