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Scandinavian Pottery166 of 232Uranium Glaze Vase, H.H.C. Kähler (Denmark), 1900-1920PUNGO - STIG LINDBERG for GUSTAVSBERG 1953
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    Posted 7 years ago

    AmberRose
    (364 items)

    The second treasure I found today was this 8" BO Swedish bud vase. New potter to me but think it is quite cool. Oddly it was with the kitchen gadgets.
    You can see a faint BO on the bottom of the vase but it was super hard to photograph. (not to mention that my camera is fading fast)

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    1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Love this one...
    2. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Thanks so much Moon and agh!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      This I love!!! Very unique!!!!
    4. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Sean, I almost cried when she sent me pictures.
    5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      I know and don't blame ya!!
    6. maryh1956 maryh1956, 7 years ago
      Couldn’t find much on the company, but the factory closed in 1967.
      Here’s a translation from the Swedish wikipedia

      Bofajans, or Bo Fajans, ceramics made ??from glazed earthenware Bobergs AB, which was founded in 1874 by industrialist Erik Boberg . To begin with, only produced consumer goods, but from 1910 also artistic, rustic earthenware emphasized. [1]
      Many famous designers such as Allan Ebeling (1922-28), Eva Jancke-Birch (1925 -) Maggie Wibom (1925-33), Ewald Dahlskog (1929 -) and Maud Fredin-Fredholm (1946 -) has over the years been engaged at the factory. Factory (which was in Gävle) was closed in 1967. On the site now lies Lantmäteriets headquarters.
      Literature [ edit | edit source ]

      Birgitta Lundblad: Bo faience pottery in Gävle 1874-1967. Gävleborg County Museum, 1996. 199 pages. ISBN 91-86244-59-0
      Tord Gyllenhammar: Gävle porcelain and Bo Fajans. Gävleborg County Museum, 1996. 24 pages. ISBN 91-86244-56-6
    7. jensen jensen, 7 years ago
      And here is a page (text in Swedish) where you can see the marks and signatures used there: http://www.signaturer.se/Sverige/bo.htm
    8. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Nice design!
    9. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Wow, Mary, that was really interesting thanks for the information. Really appreciate it.
      Jensen, also a great link. I always like to get the marks burned into my brain.
      Hi Agram, thanks!
      Thanks also for the love everyone!
    10. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Cheers Geo, Mary and antNJ! (Looking for a good abbreviation Antiques in NJ...you need a nick name)

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