Collector's Alert: Incredible Hard to Find Mid-Century Modernist Artist, R Tennesmed's Flower Design Brooch Pin made with pewter and a glass cabochon center stone with all of the original and authentic markings. This absolutely beautiful pin brooch by R.Tennesmed is being offered in very good vintage condition with only minor signs of age or wear. The cabochon center stone is in very good condition with no cracks or noticeable scratches of any kind. The back pin closure is in perfect working condition. Note: The pin brooch has intentionally not been cleaned.
50s Vintage Rune Tennesmed pewter brooch Pin Blue Cabochon Marked R Tenn Sweden. Condition: Beautiful brooch - gently used, only minor fine scratches, orange cabochon in center of sunburst flower in great condition. Stamped near the bottom of brooch.
Artist: Rune Tennesmed, His birth name is Rune Carlsson. 1.25" x 1.25". Rune Tennesmed was a 20th century Swedish artist and jewelry designer who worked primarily in pewter. In fact the name Tennesmed translates to pewtersmith. His birth name of Rune Carlsson was changed to reflect his profession and became the name of his company.
Rune Tennesmed is internationally recognized as one of the most significant Scandinavian artists of the mid-20th century for reviving old traditions. After graduating in art, he began his career working as an interior designer and decorator.However, he soon became interested in pewter art and began to master the art of forging metals in the workshop of Erik Fransson's Art-Tin. After training, in 1952 he opened his own workshop, Rune Tennesmed AB, where among other things he hand crafted jewelry from pewter, silver, copper, brass, as well as wood and glass. It is noteworthy that R. Tennesmed made his own pewter from alloys of tin, copper and other components. Traditionally, R Tennesmed's pieces have markings on the back side of each piece containing the stamp R. His designs combined the elements of ancient Viking ornamental adornments, British Modern and American Modernism. According to art critics, his mid century designs demonstrates so called "Scandinavian populist modernism". Tennesmed's mid-century work and jewelry pieces are extremely collectible. I will always try and address any criticism or complaint in a prompt and thorough manner. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins".
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