Pewter stamped with Svenskt Tenn marks. D8 = 1930.
Björn Trägårdh participated at the Stockholm Exhibition 1930 as a designer for the companies Svenskt Tenn and C G Hallberg with a clear approach to the exhibitions introduction of Functionalism in Sweden. Björn Trägårdh was also an exhibiting constructivist painter under direction of one of Swedens pioneers in modern art, Otto G Carlsund, who had invited a great number of internationally known artists like Mondrian, Leger, Helion, to mention a few, who had their paintings shown in a special arranged venue at the same exhibition.
Vase or sculpture, here is a fine line in the constructive mind of Björn Trägårdh.