Swedish Arts & Crafts wooden tankard, signed Selma Giöbel, dated 1891

$880.00 AUD

Swedish wooden tankard, decorated with pokerwork frieze of dancing peasants beneath an inscription, bound together with cane bands.

The base signed S. Glöbel, Stockholm, the lid dated 1891.

25cm high,

good condition with signs of age & some warping to wood.

Selma Levina Giöbel , born 10 July 1843 in Mårsäters, died April 4 1925 in Vadstena. She is an important figure in the arts & crafts movement in Sweden.  

She came to Stockholm in the 1870’s to receive training in the Decorative Arts. During her studies at the School of Arts and Crafts, she became interested in woodwork and found a rich study of the Nordic Museum. She first worked as a woodcarver and opened a business, Swedish Arts and Craft Exhibition, 1893 which sold woodwork. The movement grew and moved to larger premises several times, but ended up finally Norrlandsgatan in Stockholm. She ended up as a manager in 1898 and went overseas, to Italy, France, Germany and England. She then settled in Italy and stayed there for several years, during which she created some much celebrated woven works.     

Condition

old repaired break to handle, some wear.

Size

25cm

References

Selma Levina Giöbel , born 10 July 1843 in Mårsäters, died April 4 1925 in Vadstena. She is an important figure in the arts & crafts movement in Sweden. She came to Stockholm in the 1870's to receive training in the Decorative Arts. During her studies at the School of Arts and Crafts, she became interested in woodwork and found a rich study of the Nordic Museum. She first worked as a woodcarver and opened a business, Swedish Arts and Craft Exhibition, 1893 which sold woodwork. The movement grew and moved to larger premises several times, but ended up finally Norrlandsgatan in Stockholm. She ended up as a manager in 1898 and went overseas, to Italy, France, Germany and England. She then settled in Italy and stayed there for several years, during which she created some much celebrated woven works.

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