A Rare Swedish Grace Period Glass and Silvered Metal Chandelier
Elis Bergh for C G Hallberg.
A distinctively original and refined design. The corona issuing six arches hung with strands of oval crystals, the obelisk standard above a sphere issuing six scrolled arms, each mounted with a light holder with an amethyst glass bobeche and hung with a faceted pear drop, terminating in a glass sphere. The canopy marked with Hallberg monogram.
A comparable chandelier is illustrated by Nils G Wollin, Hemmet och den Moderna Smaken i Sverige, Natur och Kultur, Stockholm 1928, p. 100.
Elis Bergh (1881-1954), was an important Swedish designer of lighting, silver, and glass. From 1916 to 1921, Bergh designed lighting fixtures for Herman Bergmannsart foundry, Scandinavias leading art foundry which had a long relationship with sculptor Carl Milles. Bergh also designed for the leading Swedish silversmiths, C.G. Hallberg, creating innovative chandeliers noted for their simplicity and beauty. In 1929, he assumed the position of chief designer with the Kosta glassworks creating some of their most celebrated designs. Offered by H.M. Luther
- Height: 36 Diameter: 28.5
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