Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Love of Chains

In the last few years a cult following has emerged for the works of Viennese designer Carl Auböck (1900 -1957). 
A master of minimalist industrial design created in his Austrian home studio, a company kept vibrant currently by his sons. Pictured above are a coveted pair of original iconic chain link paperweights made sometime in the 50s - both brass and nickle plated shown here.
8" long

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