Pair of glazed ceramic wall lights by Noomi Backhausen and Poul Brandborg
This pair of glazed ceramic wall lights was designed by Noomi Backhausen and Poul Brandborg ca. in the 1960s and executed by Søholm Stoneware, Bornholm, Denmark.
The glazing creates a flower-like illusion on each disc with a brass detail at the center.
Poul Brandborg became a head of production Søholm Stoneware in 1962. Here he worked with Noomi Backhausen and together they produced some the very successful chamotte ranges, He later became head of production at one of Bornholm’s other fine potteries Michael Andersen Ceramics in Rønne.
Both wall lights are signed and stamped ‘Bornholmsk Søholm Denmark Stentøj’.
Table lamp with patinated brass foot and topshade by Fog & Mørup
This table lamp with patinated brass foot, topshade and matt coloured glass stem was executed by Fog & Mørup ca. in the 1930s.
The lamp is the so-called 'Torch lamp' (Fakkellampen) because it resembles a torch. The model number is E 6273.
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 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.
Brass table lamp lacquered metal shade by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen
This original table lamp of brass with sleek curves and a black lacquered metal shade was designed in 1950 by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen (1913-2004).
This model has recently been reproduced and named 'Bloom', however this example is of the original production executed by Holm Sørensen & Co. Denmark.
H. 42 cm (16,6")
L. 20 cm (7,9")
D. 29 cm (11,4)
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")