Art Nouveau Swedish Strindberg Hammered Copper Lamp

Art Nouveau Swedish Strindberg Hammered Copper Lamp


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A beautiful representative Jugendstil / Art Nouveau table lamp, made of hammered copper with a glass dome, made of an under layer of opaline glass cover by a colored layer of marbleized glass in shades of purple, green, white, making a very cozy light. This lamp has a rustic shaped, inspired from the early Swedish history, Sweden, circa 1910-1920. Height 51 cm (20 in.) The lamp is a typical representative of the national romantic style that developed during the first decade of the 20th century. Although the lamp was originally launched by Karlskrona Lampfabrik in the 1910s, the “Strindberg” name has been atributed to the lamp only in the later 1950s, when Björn-Orvar Skantze visited the Nordic Museum’s Strindberg exhibition and saw that August Strindberg’s work table was illuminated by just such a desk lamp.

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