20th Century Swedish Pair of Markaryd Brass Floor Lamps by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
A tall, vintage Mid-Century modern Swedish pair of " Uplight "floor lamps made of hand crafted polished brass, designed by Hans-Agne Jakobsson and produced by Markaryd in good condition. The Scandinavian lights are composed with a white round, open plastic shade, each is halted by three small brass arms, supported by the stem, standing on a round base, featuring a one light socket. Labeled C253 / A Hans-Agne Jakobsson - AB Markaryd at the bottom. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1960, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Base: 1.25" x 9" diameter
Shade: 5" H x 11.25" 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: Metal, Plaster
Details: Polished Brass
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 77" H