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About the design
This piece is produced by Dantoft Kunstartikler, Denmark circa 1970s.
It is made of black lacquered, welded wrought iron in the shape of a sun with a heart of polished red glass stone. The glass stone is placed in a shallow bowl which extends in eight directions. Four of the arms ends in circles, each with a smaller polished red glass piece inside, and three arms ends in a spiked diamond shape, while the last arm ends in a shallow candle holder, suitable for a pillar candle up to 3″ (7,5 cm) in width.
The glass pieces are carefully placed, so the flickering candlelight is reflected, creating shadows along the eight arms of the sun.
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Meet the Designer
Jens Harald Quistgaard (IHQ or JHQ) was a Danish sculptor and designer. Together with the American businessman Ted Nierenberg he established Dansk Designs in 1954 and worked as head of design for the following three decades. Educated silversmith at Geo …
Originally produced by
ABO Randers A/S was a small lighting company, situated in Aalestrup, near Randers, in Jutland. It was founded in the late 1960s, and mainly based on one product idea – the successful Ball magnet wall lamp, originally designed by Benny Frandsen. The gen …