20th Century White Swedish Teak Markaryd Desk Lamp, Light by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
A vintage Mid-Century modern Swedish table lamp made of hand carved Teakwood, designed by Hans-Agne Jakobsson and produced by AB Markaryd in good condition. The stem of the Scandinavian desk light is flexible , adjustable attached to the round white swivel base, enhanced by brass hardware. The shade is composed with the original switch, featuring a one light socket. Labeled B54 HAJ Markaryd at the bottom. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1960, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Base: 1.75" H x 5.5"diameter
Shade: 8" H x 7.5" W x 10.75" D
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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: Wood, Metal
Details: Lacquered Metal, Polished Brass, Teakwood
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 24" H