Anna Petrus

1886 - 1949

Anna Petrus (1886–1949) was a Swedish designer and sculptor whose distinctive works became icons of Scandinavian design. She is best known for her collaborations with the ironworks firm Svenskt Tenn, where her signature lion motifs adorned pewter and wrought iron designs. Her candlesticks and door knockers, rich in decorative detail and blending Art Deco with Swedish folk art, exemplify her artistic flair. Petrus’ innovative designs showcase a playful yet refined aesthetic, securing her place in design history.