Modernist Design /19 October 2003


Pipsan Saarinen Swanson

candle stand
U.S. Glass Company
USA, 1948
14½ w × 9 d × 2 h in (37 × 23 × 5 cm)

This beautiful organic form, typical of the immediate postwar period, is a rare design by an important American designer.Literature:Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age, Rapaport et al, illustrated pg. 158

estimate: $1,000–1,500

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