Pair of brass wall sconces by the Swedish designer Hans Agne Jakobsson, made of five arms of light with smoked glass diffuser. Original manufacturer sticker on the back.
Hans-Agne Jakobsson (1919-2009)
Born in the island of Gotland, Sweden, Hans-Agne Jakobson is one of the most important Swedish designers of the XXth century.
He studied architecture in Gothenburg and completed an apprenticeship as a carpenter. His first job was as an industrial designer was at General Motors and later as the assistant of Carl Malmsten.
In 1950, he designed his first lightning suspensions: a pine slat suspension lamp to soften direct light on a window shop, this model knew a great success. Jakobsson started producing this model and 1951, he founded his own company: Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB.
In over 50 years of activity, he created more than 2000 light models using wood, copper, brass, fringed fabrics, brass, and glass.
His designs are timeless pieces that are highly sought for by collectors around the world.
Pair of 169/5 Brass and Glass Wall sconces by Hans Agne Jakobsson
Height: 24.81 in (63 cm)
Width: 19.69 in (50 cm)
Depth: 11.82 in (30 cm)