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Early 20thC 'Goberg' Adjustable Smoking Stand

S/N:HBL403

1930's

  • £450.00
  • €490 Euro
  • $551 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Early 20thC 'Goberg' Adjustable Smoking Stand

HEIRLOOMS by LAWRENCE
A very unusual form of smoking / candle stand from 'Goberg' Hogo Berger. It is adjustable in height and is stamped underneath 'Made in Germany', the top of the stand is in the form of a viking ship with all parts present and in good order. Meaures 113cm high when extended and 78cm when down with a base diameter of 23cm.

In 1895 Hugo Berger (Goberg) started in Schmalkalden Germany his first metal factory, were decorative ironwork was manufactured in a traditional way.

Typical of Goberg's work are the use of honest materials such as iron and brass. The manual character clearly catches the eye. His style, method and materials matched perfectly with the Arts & Crafts movement, a very popular style at that time.

In the early 20th century he became well known worldwide, due to the fact that the leading department store Liberty and associated stores, were selling much of his work.
In the Netherlands Goberg objects were sold at
Metz & Co.

Period: 

1930's

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HEIRLOOMS by LAWRENCE

Cotfield Farm
Oxford Road
Bodicote
Banbury
OX15 4AQ
United Kingdom

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Heirlooms by Lawrence specialises in unusual, decorative antiques and natural history items with a focus on function and quality.

It is run by husband and wife duo Lawrence & Katja. Lawrence has grown up in the antiques trade with over 25 years of experience operating in both hemispheres of the globe. Katja is relatively new to the industry and brings an interesting and fresh eye to choosing stock. They do not buy anything that they themselves would not be happy to have in their own home.

They are based in Bodicote nr. Banbury. Approx. 10 minutes from junction 10 on the M40, they are in their studio most weekdays  9 till 5 but stock viewing is by appointment."

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