200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 United States 646.293.6633
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$ 4,500

Original Ursa Major Candelabrum by Piet Hein, 1953

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin Denmark
Period 1950-1979
W. 22 in; H. 26.75 in; D. 3 in;
W. 55.88 cm; H. 67.95 cm; D. 7.62 cm;
Condition Excellent. Original. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
Creation Date 1953
Description Solid brass candelabrum, created by Hein while living in Argentina. He designed this to remind him of his home in Denmark, since the star constellation is not visible in the southern hemisphere. This is the first model designed of his candelabrum; the Big Bear is the production model after the Ursa Major was made.

Small production in brass.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
200 Lex Booth Number 58
Dealer Reference Number LU84732578432
Incollect Reference Number 111508
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