Handcrafted in the mid-20th century, this exquisite stoneware table lamp bear the distinctive mark of Søholm Stentøj. Produced by the renowned Danish company Soholm Stentoj on the picturesque island of Bornholm, this lamp capture the essence of the era's artistic sensibilities.
The lamp bases exhibit a captivating graphic pattern composed of vertically arranged half-moon shapes. Crafted from stoneware and adorned with a delicate light blue ceramic glaze on top of a brown glaze, and a raw unglazed neck, these lamps exude a timeless charm.
The lamp bears the initials "AS" and the company's stamp, attesting to their authenticity. Without the shade, the lamp stand at a height of 19,5 cm and have a diameter of 10 cm.
Søholm Stentøj, or Soholm Stoneware, boasts a rich history dating back to the early 17th century on Bornholm, Denmark's pottery and ceramics hub. Established in 1835 by Herman Sonne Wolffsen and Edvard Christian Sonne in Rønne, Bornholm, this venerable ceramic factory remained in operation until its closure in 1996.
The name "Søholm" originated from the founders' earlier employment at a faience factory near Copenhagen from 1828 to 1839, with a lease taken in 1834. Throughout its existence, Søholm produced an extensive array of stoneware, showcasing various designs and forms.
Lamp shade is not included.
Creator: Soholm Pottery (Manufacturer)
Designer: Einar Johansen
Height: 7.68 in (19.5 cm)
Diameter: 3.94 in (10 cm)
Power Source: Plug-in
Lampshade: Not Included
Style: Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Stoneware,Glazed,Hand-Crafted
Place of Origin: Sweden
Date of Manufacture: 1960's
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
Newly rewired with a swedish electrical wall plug. Can be changed to US wall plug at cost price. Seller Location: Grythyttan, SE