Pair of Näfveqvarns Urns

Ivar Johnsson
1920s
Ref. 9256

Cast iron with relief decoration. "Venus Stiger fran Havet" Venus rises from the sea. An example of this urn was exhibited at the Swedish Pavilion at the Paris World Exhibition 1925. The Swedish Pavilion, designed by Carl Bergstein, took the form of a neo-Greek temple with attenuated Ionic columns. Neo-Greek furniture designed by Erik Gunnar Asplund complemented the architecture. Produced by Näfveqvarns Bruk.

h.49cm/19,2" dia.57cm/22,4"

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