Sven Arne Gillgren, born in Stockholm in 1913, attended the Swedish State School of Arts and Crafts, and obtained further technical training in France and Germany. He is Chief Designer and Head master of the Apprentice School for Silversmiths for Guldsmeds Aktiebolaget (GAB) in Stockholm. He has been commissioned by the King of Sweden and has executed work for Swedish embassies and legations and many churches.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.