• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    IVAR JOHNSSON (1885-1919)

    VENUS RISING, PAIR OF URNS, DESIGNED 1919

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    IVAR JOHNSSON (1885-1919)
    VENUS RISING, PAIR OF URNS, DESIGNED 1919
    polished bronze, cast inscription Venus Stiger Ur Hafvet
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) high; 21½ in. (54.4 cm.) wide (2)


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    Examples of this design, executed in cast-iron by the Nafverkvarns Bruk foundry, were exhibited at the Swedish Pavilion, L'Exposition des Art Décoratifs et Industriels, Paris, 1925.

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