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Modern Art + Design 636

Hans Bergström The Master of Light – a historical collection of lighting from ateljé Lyktan

When the young artist Hans Bergström decided in the 1930s to focus his artistic practice on creating modern lighting in Sweden, his decision would revolutionise Swedish lamp manufacturing and the attitude towards electric lighting for the decades that followed. Hans Bergström’s trajectory stretches from 1930s Functionalism to the ‘Swedish Modern’ of the 1940s. When plastics were introduced in the 1950s he was one of the first to implement the new material in modern lighting.

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34 items
336. Hans Bergström, a chandelier, ateljé Lyktan, Sweden 1940-50s.
Hammer price 
70 000 SEK
20 000 - 25 000 SEK
320. Hans Bergström, a ceiling lamp, ateljé Lyktan, Sweden 1940-50s.
Hammer price 
18 000 SEK
12 000 - 15 000 SEK