by Bröderna Johansson Auto-Metallfabrik., Skellefteå (BJS), Model 51/M
brass and wood, with pivoting shade
± H 40 cm / base diam. 13 cm
Founded in 1946, BJS was owned by two Johansson brothers and developed a speciality of pressure-turned objects including musical instrument elements (Dizzie Gillespie was a fan) and metal lampshades. Lighting design and production in the 1950s was a major focus of BJS which continued operations until 1979.
Each with stamped marks 'BJS Skellefteå Sweden' and with 'S' paper label.
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Bröderna Johansson Auto-Metallfabrik, Pair of Swedish Desk Lights, 1950s