A pair of table lamps by CARL FAGERLUND for Orrefors

A pair of table lamps by CARL FAGERLUND for Orrefors

Code: 0113

Dimensions:H: 0.5cm (0.2")W: 0.3cm (0.1")

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CARL FAGERLUND for Orrefors, a pair of glass table lamps with olive green glass, with their original shades, now recovered in white silk.

Carl Gustaf Vilhelm Fagerlund was born in 1915, died 2011.  He graduated from the Högre konstindustriella Skola, Stockholm as a drawing teacher in 1943.  He then worked as a drawing master at Solbacka läroverk 1943-1944.  In 1944 he was appointed as lighting architect with ASEA in Stockholm and in 1946 he took the same post at Orrefors glass works.  Apart from his many designs for the home he also undertook many public commissions - Prins Eugen's Waldemarsudde, Frederiksbergs Town Hall, Hotel D’Angleterre and the Mercur Hotel in Copenhagen, , Kiruna City Hall, the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo, Möllevångens Church in Malmö, and for the General Motors head office in the USA.