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  • Svenskt Tenn Underläg Bless This House

Trivet Bless This House Art nr. 102925

480 SEK (inkl. moms)

“Bless this house oh Lord we pray, make it safe by night and day.” This trivet was originally introduced in the 1950s by Estrid Ericson, as a door decoration to protect the home from all evil. The text is the first line in a song written in 1927 by Helen Taylor and composed by May Brahe. The trivet stands on pads of rubber that can melt of exposure to high temperatures and damage the surface below.

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  • Product information

    “Bless this house oh Lord we pray, make it safe by night and day.” This trivet was originally introduced in the 1950s by Estrid Ericson, as a door decoration to protect the home from all evil. The text is the first line in a song written in 1927 by Helen Taylor and composed by May Brahe. The trivet stands on pads of rubber that can melt of exposure to high temperatures and damage the surface below.

    Design: Estrid Ericson/Svenskt Tenn
    Material: Brass
    Height: 2cm
    Width: 16cm
    Length: 20cm

  • Designer

    Svenskt Tenn developed this design using Estrid Ericson's print.

    Estrid Ericson began her career as a drawing teacher and pewter artist. But what really set her apart during her 56 years as managing director for Svenskt Tenn were her abilities as a producer and scenographer. Ericson never had an aesthetic programme mapped out, but she had an imaginative person’s perceptiveness for the many faces of beauty.

  • Care instructions

    The surface of brass is sensitive to objects that can scratch and mar it as well as certain polishing cloths and sponges. Candle wax and grease can be washed off with hot water and then polished with a soft cloth. Avoid using brushes, steel wool and the like.

    Unpolished brass will become darker over time from exposure to air. This change can be beautiful. If the surface is affected by grease such as fingerprints and candle wax, or by other corroding substances, it can eventually be damaged and more difficult to polish away. This can happen especially in a humid environment.

    Wipe the placemat with a slightly damp cloth. Avoid contact with wet surfaces on the underside as the colour from the felt can rub off. Never rinse the placemat under running water, as the lamination is sensitive to moisture.

    Do not place extremely hot pots or pans on brass trivets. Brass conducts heat and there is a risk of damaging sensitive surfaces.