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  • Svenskt Tenn Kruka Hortus Mellan
  • Svenskt Tenn Kruka Hortus
  • Svenskt Tenn Kruka Hortus

Pot Hortus Medium, Brass

130 USD (incl. VAT)

The original model of pot Hortus, designed by Josef Frank 1938, was of brass, but during the war, when metal was hard to come by, Estrid Ericson had the Gullaskruv glassworks make a variation in glass. Josef Frank presented the Hortus pot in red, green and blue glass, at the Liljewalchs museum’s spring exhibition in 1939.

  • Size: Medium

  • Material: Brass

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  • Product information

    The original model of pot Hortus, designed by Josef Frank 1938, was of brass, but during the war, when metal was hard to come by, Estrid Ericson had the Gullaskruv glassworks make a variation in glass. Josef Frank presented the Hortus pot in red, green and blue glass, at the Liljewalchs museum’s spring exhibition in 1939.

    Art nr: 102702

    Design: Josef Frank
    Material: Brass
    Height: 16 cm
    Diameter: 22 cm

  • Designer: Josef Frank

    Josef Frank grew up in Vienna and studied architecture at Konstgewerbeschule. In the 1920s he designed housing estates and large residential blocks built around common courtyards in a Vienna with severe housing shortages. In 1925 he started the Haus & Garten interior firm together with architect colleagues Oskar Wlach and Walther Sobotka. Svenskt Tenn hired Josef Frank in 1934 and just a few years later he and Estrid Ericson made their international breakthrough. Although he was already 50 when he left the burgeoning Nazism in Vienna for Sweden, Frank is considered one of Sweden’s most important designers. Read more

  • Care instructions

    Do not plant the flower directly into the Hortus pot since the water will damage the brass surface. The surface is also 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.