20th Century Swedish Pair of Fagerhult Pressed Glass Wall Lamps by Gert Nystroem
A vintage Mid-Century modern Swedish pair of wall lamps, lights made of hand blown smoked Orrefors glass, designed by Gert Nystroem and produced by Fagerhult in good condition. Each of the pressed glass shades are halted by half open arms, supported by the rectangular aluminum base. The detailed Scandinavian wall sconces, appliques feature a two light socket. Manufacturer label at the base. The wires have been renewed. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950 - 1960, Belysning, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Base: 10.5" H x 5.75" W x 3" D
Shades: 6.75" H x 2.75" diameter
Gert Nyström was a Swedish lighting designer, born in 1913, in Sweden and passed away in 2000. His personal life and professional training remains lost in history.
Fagerhult is a Swedish glasswork manufacturer, founded in 1943 by Bertil Svensson, in Falkenbergs Belysning, Sweden. Out of desperation, Bertil Svensson started designing, drawing on his notebook a question marked shape lamp that would shine directly on people hands. He came on the idea, because his mother spent many hours a day knitting scarves for the family, unfortunately she often struggled since there often was insufficient light once the sun went down. Today Fagerhult is the Nordic Region's largest lighting group and one of the biggest in Europe.
Material: Glass, Metal
Details: Aluminum, Pressed Orrefors Glass, Smoked Orrefors Glass
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 16" H x 7.5" W x 5.75" D