Esben Klint Lamp by Lyngby Porcelæn
Lyngby Porcelæn

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The best from two worlds. The Lyngby vase from Lyngby Porcelæn and the folded lampshades from LE KLINT belong among the classics of Danish design history. Both designs evolved from the functionalism of the 1940s and with their razor-sharp lines and white signature colour there’s both a spiritual and physical kinship between the two. Lyngby Porcelæn and Le Klint briefly collaborated in the late 1950s to produce a table lamp that combined the popular relief of the Lyngby vase and the proud Klint family handcraft. The designs were not distributed widely, so not many of them exist. If you are (very very) lucky, you might be able to find some of the original lamps at flea markets – they all had “Exclusively made” printed in the bottom. Now, in close agreement with the family of Esben Klint, Lyngby Porcelæn re-launches the table lamp that came from this unique collaboration. True to the original design by Esben Klint, with original LE KLINT screen. Just like in the 60’s. Background LE KLINT dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, when a hand pleated lamp shade was folded to fit a paraffin lamp - both of which was designed by architect and master of engineering P.V. Jensen-Klint. A team of friends and family members including the sons Tage and Kaare Klint worked hard to refine this new shade and in 1943 entrepreneur Tage Klint turned the Klint family handcraft into a business. Esben Klint (1915-1969) was the son of Kaare Klint. Educated as an architect, but in so many ways taught by his father. An inspiration that is mainly visible in his church furniture and the furniture he designed together with Danish architect Børge Mogensen. Esben Klint designed a number of lampshades for LE KLINT - many of which are still in production. Material: porcelain Colours: white Size: Ø45 cm, H68 cm

Porcelænsfabrikken Danmark – Lyngby Porcelæn (1936-1969) has left a distinctive mark on the history of Danish porcelain – both artistic and in relation to production.