Backhaus & Brown and Egeværk

Nattesværdet


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Fine cabinet making & crafted oak with handblown & cut amethyst glass combine to create this unique sculpture "Nattesværdet" from the Glasskibe Collection (The Night Sword, Nattesværdet is a weapon protecting the giant Gymer´s farm from Norse mythology) created in collaboration by the Danish and British artists making up Backhaus & Brown and Egeværk. The Danish town of Hundested is steeped in maritime history and richly from the Viking Age. It is the majestic imagery of the Viking ships p...

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Width: 70 cm (27.56 in)

Height: 51 cm (20.08 in)

Depth: 17 cm (6.69 in)

Glass, Wood

2018

Denmark

London, UK


The Danish town of Hundested is steeped in maritime history and richly from the Viking Age. It is the majestic imagery of the Viking ships passing that has inspired two of the harbour’s contemporary craft companies; cabinetmakers Egeværk and glass artists Backhaus & Brown. These two award-winning workshops have combined their masterful crafts in an innovative collaboration; namely a series of sculptures named ”Glasskibe” – Viking ships in hand blown glass and carved oak.

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