20th Century Acanthus Leaf Sconces - Swedish Wall Appliques by Carl Fagerlund
A rare vintage Mid-Century modern pair of Swedish Acanthus leaf crystal wall sconces supported by a brass structure. Designed by Carl Fagerlund and produced by Orrefors, featuring a three light socket, in good condition. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1960, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Carl Fagerlund was a Swedish designer born in 1915 Kalmar, Sweden and passed in 2011. He studied and trained in Stockholm and later went to work for Swedish glassworks company, Orrefors. He designed dazzling lighting and lamps. Today, Fagerlund’s work continues to be highly inquired.
Kosta Glasbruk, later known as Kosta Boda was a Swedish glasswork founded by two officers, Anders and Georg Bogislaus Stael von Holstein, in 1792. At the beginning they produced window glasses, chandeliers and drinking glasses. Since 1898, art and crystal glass has been produced under the brand of Orrefors. In 1950, the Swedish designer Vicke Lindstrand joined Kosta Glasbruck as an artistic director.
Material: Glass, Metal
Details: Brass, Crystal Glass
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 22" H x 10" W x 8" D Weight: 30 lbs