• Product information
    Article number:
    107884
    Designer:
    Nils Fougstedt
    Material:
    Pewter & Brass
    Size:
    Length 12,5 cm Width 8 cm Height 3 cm

    Pewter is a silvery-white metallic element that is extracted primarily from the mineral tinstone or cassiterite. It is one of the few metals that have been in use since prehistoric times.

  • Design

    The sculptor, pewter artist and craftsman Nils Fougstedt were one of the first people to design pewter products for Firma Svenskt Tenn. In 1927, he designed this lovely pewter box, whose smooth, the unadorned surface can advantageously be supplemented with an elective monogram or a personal engraving. The original version was made in five different versions, one bearing an engraved vers by Estrid Ericson. 

     

    Designer

    Nils Fougstedt

    Nils Fougstedt (1881-1954) was a sculptor and pewter artists. Together with Estrid Ericson, he opened a store and workshop for the manufacture and sale of pewter objects in 1924. The store later resulted in Estrid Ericson founding the company Svenskt Tenn and Nils Fougstedt continued to design several beautiful objects for the company.

  • Care instructions

    Pewter is a soft material that requires careful treatment. We recommend using cotton gloves when handling pewter. Objects that are not being used can be stored in a plastic or felt bag to avoid scratching.

    It is generally recommended to avoid using polish on pewter, since it can cause scratches. To remove fingerprints and other stains, rinse the pewter in warm water with a small amount of dish detergent. Dry with a soft cloth. For more advanced cleaning of pewter objects we recommend a professional restorer, for example, KA Johnsson in Stockholm.

    Unpolished brass will become darker over time from exposure to air. This change can be beautiful. If the surface is affected by water, grease such as fingerprints or by other corroding substances, it can eventually be damaged and more difficult to polish away. This can happen especially in a humid environment.

    Clean the surface with a soft cloth. For a deeper cleaning we recommend a gentle, non-abrasive brass polish. Avoid using brushes, steel wool, polishing cloths, sponges and the like since the surface of brass is sensitive to objects that can scratch. Also avoid lengthy contact with oxides that can cause permanent damage. To avoid water damage, keep surfaces dry with a soft cloth.

  • Sustainability and manufacturing

    Material

    Pewter

    The metal pewter has been used since ancient times and is extracted from the mineral cassiterite. Throughout the manufacturing process of Svenskt Tenn’s pewter objects, waste is minimised and whatever metal scrap remains is sent to recycling. Excess pewter can be melted down and used once again. The family-owned company Freitas in Portugal manufactures some of Svenskt Tenn's pewter items, and the company follows EU rules and regulations when it comes to production of pewter.

    This is how pewter objects are manufactured at Freitas

    At Freitas, several craftsmen work with the production of Svenskt Tenn's objects. The prototypes are made by hand without templates and molds. Once the prototypes are made, they manufacture specific molds for casting or spinning. Sometimes different parts need to be soldered together before the objects are engraved, polished, cleaned and finally checked and approved before they are sent to Svenskt Tenn.

    Sustainability in focus

    Read more about Svenskt Tenn's Sustainability Philosophy below.

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Pewter Box Length 12,5 cm Width 8 cm Height 3 cm, Pewter & Brass

2,200 SEK (incl. VAT)

Web: In stock   Store: Out of stock
  • 30 days return
  • 30 days exchange
  • Shipping information

    Collect in store Free Delivery within 1-2 working days.

    Delivery point From 105 SEK Delivery within 1-3 working days.

    Home delivery 179 SEK Delivery within 1-3 working days.

    Delivery times and shipping costs are estimated. Actual times and prices are shown at checkout.

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  • Return & Exchange

    30 day right to return

    We offer a 30-day open purchase and return policy. You pay for the return shipping.

    If you wish to return an item, please register it here.

    30 day right to exchange

    We offer a 30-day open purchase and return policy. You can exchange one item for another by placing a new order on our website. A new shipping fee will be added, and you also pay for the return shipping.

    The policy do not apply to fabric by the metre or for made-to-order products. If you want to return stocked furniture, please contact Svenskt Tenn’s Customer Service.

    Read more about returns and exchanges in our Terms & Conditions.

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