This three stick candelabra is an example of one of Goberg's more rare pieces that has become quite desirable. It dates from around 1910. It stands 11 inches tall and is 9 3/4 inches wide. The circular base is 5 1/2 inches in diameter. While all Goberg candelabras are rare, the dangling hearts on the arms make this a special item. This piece is heavy and is hand-crafted from hammered iron. The stem is unusual for Goberg as it is a hammered textured rod sitting on a hammered ball. The condition overall is quite good. All the metalwork is solid. Each candle cup is well attached with clinched rivets and with not dings or wavy edges. Both hearts are present and hang from their original iron loops. There is some residual melted wax in some of the cups along with several drips on the base. It is covered with a thin layer of varnish which Goberg often used to slow oxidation. It has a nice patina and minimal rust. On the bottom it is stamped "Goberg" and twice stamped with “Rasper Austria”. You will be absolutely thrilled to call this piece your own. This piece looks terrific on a piece of Stickley furniture or Arts and Crafts table as well as in a Gothic setting.
Here is your chance to pick up a wonderful piece of Goberg hand-wrought ironwork. Hugo Berger, working as Goberg, in Germany during the early 1900's was the epitome of the Jugendstil artist, the German equivalent of the Arts and Crafts movement that was so popular worldwide. Most of his work was solid throughout Europe with quite a few pieces being sold by Liberty’s of London. Very few of his pieces made it to the U.S. In recent years they have all become quite scarce.
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