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Estrid Ericson

(Sweden, 1894-1981)
Estimate
10 000 - 12 000 SEK
903 - 1 080 EUR
957 - 1 150 USD
Hammer price
8 000 SEK
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Estrid Ericson
(Sweden, 1894-1981)

a pewter ice bucket, Svenskt Tenn, Stockholm 1956, model number 2664.

The lid with an agathe, maker's mark F8. Height 16,5 cm, diameter 20 cm.

The agathe with crack, tiny fleabites. The pewter with wear.

Designer

Interior architect and designer Estrid Ericson founded, together with Nils Fougstedt, the company Firma Svenskt Tenn in 1924. Initially, they designed innovative pewter objects and employed designers such as Björn Trägårdh, Uno Åhrén, Anna Petrus, and Tyra Lundgren. In 1927, Svenskt Tenn moved to Strandvägen in Stockholm, expanding its business to homewares, furniture, and textiles. During the first years, Åhrén and Trägårdh designed the furniture at Firma Svenskt Tenn. Still, this era ended when Estrid began her successful collaboration with Austrian architect Josef Frank in the early 1930s. Estrid Ericson had a unique position within interior design and drew inspiration from her many trips abroad.

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