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Brass candleholder in a brutalist design by Pierre Forssell, made in a limited edition at Skultuna in the 1960s. Made of a perforated brass cylinder with a rough, undulating surface on a brass piedestal. With this design, which can be found in table lamps and some other models, Pierre Forssell presented a whole new way of using brass in decorative objects. Executed by the craftsman Frans Goldberg in Pierre Forssell’s studio at Skultuna.

Designer: Pierre Forssell
Maker: Skultuna
Year: 1960s
Country: Sweden
Condition: Very good vintage condition with wear consistent with age and use
Size: Height 14 cm, Diameter 10 cm


More about the product

Pierre Forssell was an acclaimed industrial designer who produced successful series of cutlery and cookware before joining the distinguished brass foundry of Skultuna as creative director in the early 1950s. Forssell was commissioned to renew Skultuna’s product range and created several successful series of modernist interior decorating objects. He was also granted substantial artistic freedom and in this context he created limited editions of innovative objects, such as table lamps made entirely of brass.


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