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Hans-Agne Jakobsson Wall Lamp

 

Materials: Brass, gold coloured crystal glass. metal sockets.

Height: 34 cm / 13.38”

Depth: 14,5 cm / 5.70”

Width: 33 cm / 12.99”

Electricity: 3 bulbs E14, 3 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Hans-Agne Jakobsson (1919 – 2009).

Manufacturer: HansAgne Jakobsson AB, Markaryd, Sweden.

Other versions: Also made as a chandelier, up to 15 globes.

Hans-Agne Jakobsson was a Swedish interior and furniture designer, born in Hvadhem on Gotland, Sweden in 1919. Jakobsson became a cabinetmaker at the age of 18 and later he graduated as an architect in Göteborg. He began as an assistant to Carl Malmsten and Werner West.

After his graduation HansAgne Jakobsson started as an industrial designer at General Motors.

In 1951 he founded his own lighting company Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB in Markaryd. He also designed lamps for other companies such as AB Ellysett, also from Markaryd, lamps completely made of pine wood. Also Koninklijke Philips N.V. from The Netherlands had some lamps by Jakobsson in their catalogue, also this wall lamp.

Hans-Agne Jakobsson died in 2009 at the age of 90. His closest family are his wife Lisa and their children, Karin and Ola.

Markaryd is an urban area in Sweden with some 4000 inhabitants (2016).

 

Links (external links open in a new window)

Hans-Agne Jakobsson on Wikipedia (in Swedish)

The town of Markaryd on Wikipedia

Urban areas in Sweden on Wikipedia

Official website of Markaryd

Hans-Agne Jakobsson lights on Vintageinfo

Philips lights on Vintageinfo

Hans-Agne Jakobsson Wall Lamp

Hans-Agne Jakobsson Wall Lamp