Hugo Berger - Goberg - Candlestick

Description
Hugo Berger - Goberg - Candlestick
Germany - 1890-1919 - Iron (cast/wrought)

Decorative iron candelabra in good condition and marked Goberg on the bottom

In the Netherlands, Goberg items were sold at
Metz & Co.

Height: 28 cm

In 1885 Hugo Berger (Goberg) started his first metal factory in Schmalkalden Germany, where decorative wrought ironwork was manufactured.
Typical for Goberg's work are the use of hones materials like iron and copper. The handmade character is clearly visible. His style, method and materials perfectly fit in with the Arts & Crafts movement, a style that was very popular at that time.
In the early 20th he became known around the world, because the leading department store Liberty and related shops sold a lot of his work

Lot details
Object
Candlestick
Material
Iron (cast/wrought)
Designer/ Artist
Hugo Berger
Manufacturer/ Brand
Goberg
Estimated Period
1890-1919
Country of Origin
Germany
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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