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Great Bear Candelabra by Piet Hein

US$1,000

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A Piet Hein candelabra in brushed steel. Known as either “Big Dipper” or “The Great Bear”, it was designed by Hein during his time in Argentina to remind him of his home in Denmark. The arms of the candelabra are adjustable.

Details

  • Creator
    Piet Hein (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)Diameter: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A01231stDibs: LU908624206412

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  • Shipping
    US$110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: San Francisco, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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