20th Century Swedish AB Markaryd Brass Floor Lamp by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
An antique Art Deco Swedish Golvlampa, floor lamp with a new white round shade, made of hand crafted polished brass, designed by Hans-Agne Jakobsson and produced by AB Markaryd in good condition. The Scandinavian reading light is composed with a hand blown, frosted opal glass, featuring a one light socket, standing on a round base. Stamped at the bottom. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1900, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Base: 1" H x 7.5" diameter
Shade: 11.25" H x 17" diameter
Glass Shade: 9.5" H x 4.75" diameter
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Hans-Agne Jakobsson was a Swedish designer born in 1919 Havdhem, Gotland, Sweden and passed away in 2009. Jakobsson finished his apprenticeship as a carpenter and after he went to Gothenburg, Sweden to study architecture. When Jakobsson finished his studies, he started working as an industrial designer for General Motors. Later on, he began working as an assistant for the Swedish designer Carl Malmsten and Werner West. In 1951, Jakobsson founded Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB in Markaryd, Sweden. Like Poul Henningsen, the Danish designer, Jakobsson is best known for his dimmed, soft lighting.
AB Markaryd was a Swedish lighting manufacturer. The company's history remains lost in history.
Material: Glass, Metal
Details: Frosted Opal Glass, Polished Brass
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 62" H