A Swedish Silvered and Glass Lantern / Chandelier
Location: The Carlyle
The cylindrical body dressed with silk tassels, fitted with six inward scrolls hung with clear faceted pear-shaped crystals, ending in a large sphere, the silver lacquered. Electrified.
A near identical chandelier is illustrated by Gregor Paulsson, Svenska Slˆjd-Fˆreningens Tidskrift 1922-24, Stockholm 1922-24, unpaginated, pl. 23 and by Nils G. Wollin, Hemmet och den Moderna Smaken, Stockholm, 1928, p. 96.
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: 45.5 Diameter: 22
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