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Estrid Ericson

(Sverige, 1894-1981)
Estimate
15 000 - 20 000 SEK
1 370 - 1 830 EUR
1 450 - 1 940 USD
Hammer price
38 000 SEK
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Estrid Ericson
(Sverige, 1894-1981)

a pewter box for Svenskt Tenn, Stockholm 1976.

Oval box with a clear glass finial, coral shaped fitting, maker's mark, Stockholm B10, measurements 14.5 x 11 cm, height 21 cm (13.5 cm excluding finial).

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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