Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Wall Lamp
Materials: 3 metal (brass) “leaves”. Brass wall mount. Burned on the edges. Gold painted Bakelite sockets.
Height: 40 cm /15.74”
Width: 19 cm / 7.48”
Electricity: 2 bulbs E14, 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E14 screw base can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern – Brutalist.
Designer: Sven(d) Aage Holm Sørensen (1913 – 2004).
Manufacturer: Holm-Sorensen & Pedersen Belysning ApS – Holm-Sorensen & Co. A/S, Denmark.
Other versions: Svend Aage Holm Sørensen designed many “brutalist” lamps in this style as you can see below. They were all made in copper or brass. This lamp is model 5193.
Svend or Sven Aage Holm Sørensen was a Danish designer who created lamps for Fog & Mørup and Lyfa in the 1950s, before he started his own business, so is said.
He founded his company Holm Sørensen & Co in the mid 1950s. The production started with desk lamps, but Svend invented his own special type of brass and copper. He used it to create very sculptural lights up through the 1960s. The metal was often burned and cut with rustic edges and surfaces. This wall lamp is a beautiful example.
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Other examples of brass lamps designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen