Large Danish Complex Glazed Ceramic Lamp, Signed
Mid 20th Century
Item Number: 10260
Location: Greenwich Village
Height: 38.5 in.
Diameter: 13 in.
Height: 97.8 cm.
Diameter: 33 cm.
Wiinblad was one of the great free spirits of modern design and this massive lamp aptly celebrates the quality of his inventive designs. The graduating tiered neck above the spherical body with gilt, incised and low-relief decoration.
Bjørn Wiinblad (1918 - 2006) is a celebrated Danish designer, artist and ceramist. Works by Wiinblad are featured in many museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and Stockholm's National Museum.
Bjørn Wiinblad (1918-2006) was a multitalented and internationally renowned Danish artist of the mid-20th Century. Idiocentric, joyful, bountiful, colorful, and whimsical, Wiinblad's style was inspired by Asian art more than the clean lines of his Scandinavian contemporaries. His pieces are celebrated for the fine detailing and expert craftsmanship; whether in ceramics, painting, tapestry, glass, costume or furniture design. Wiinblad received countless designs awards and his pieces are featured in numerous museums including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.