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Pair of heavy, solid brass “Variabel” candlesticks by Pierre Forssell. The diagonal arms slide through the bases to fasten the candle. The design springs from Forssell’s idea that the whole candle should be visible as it burns.

Designer: Pierre Forssell
Maker: Skultuna
Country: Sweden
Condition: Very good vintage condition with wear consistent with age and use
Size: Height 17 cm, Width 9 cm, Depth 4 cm


More about the item

Pierre Forssell was an acclaimed industrial designer who designed successful series of cutlery and cookware, for among others Gense, 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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