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INGER PERSSON RÖRSTRAND 1960'S VASE/VOTIVE

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    Posted 10 years ago

    vetraio50
    (734 items)

    This was an ebay purchase a few years back.
    I liked the "POP" look of the vase/votive .... it reminded me of Mary Quant dresses, Marimekko. When it arrived I realized it was a lot more involved than at first glance. How on earth did that lip fold over so far (and so elegantly) down the body of the vase? I had thought it was black and white, but in fact that is a very dark blue. The rim everts almost like a mushroom in on itself. It looked like the sleeve of a Mary Quant frock!

    At that time I only knew it was from Rörstrand. I did not know anything about the designer was at that time. I knew of other Rörstrand artists: Carl Harry Stalhane was a favourite and the others ..... Hertha Bengston, Gunnar Nylund, Marianne Westman and Bertil Vallien. Rörstrand has attracted some of the most talented artists & designers of the day. But Inger Persson was an unknown.

    I soon discovered the famous tea pot: the Teekanne 'Pop' K 9968.
    http://jacksons.se/products/set-of-three-teapots-4697/

    I wonder if this vase/votive is part of the 'Pop' series?

    "It was in 1959 when the designer Inger Persson arrived at Rörstrand. She was discovered by Fredrik Wehtje at Konstfack (the Swedish applied and fine arts university) and designed everyday use objects as well as artware. Her teapot Pop, in shiny happy colours, was a great success. Inger Persson was one of a number of artists who were let go in the early 1970s, but she was later offered a position at Rörstrand yet again. Her second stint at the factory was 1981-1996. Following some meagre years in the 1970s, the company is now hiring artists again. Inger Persson comes back to work at Rörstrand and is joined by among others Kerstin Hörnlund, Gösta Grähs and Suzanne Öhlén."
    rorstrand-museum.se/en/history/

    I now also have another vase/votive in a chamotte.

    Height: 15 cm (6 ins)
    Width: 9.5 cm (3.7 ins)

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks BELLIN68, BEAUXPURDY and scandinavian_pieces!
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks austrohungaro & PhilDavidAlexanderMorris!

      Austro!
      They love your photos on CW.
      They keep on appearing everywhere!
      Congratulations!
    3. Budek Budek, 10 years ago
      Wow!, a great design brilliantly executed! Love that Scandinavian sensibility.
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      Many thanks Budek, pickrknows & AmberRose!
    5. BeauxPurdy BeauxPurdy, 10 years ago
      Thank-You for showing the markings on base & for the history!
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      They are the three crowns of Marieberg and "R" for Rorstrand used since 1884. The crowns had been used by another company Marieberg porcelain that Rörstrand bought out in 1782. The three crowns are also part of the Swedish minor coat of arms.
      Inger Persson's monogramme is an interesting one too!
      I'll post it a little later!
    7. BeauxPurdy BeauxPurdy, 10 years ago
      I have enjoyed ALL of your collection, and must thank-you for sharing! And I certainly do appriciate the included photos of bottom of so many of your pieces. Brilliant & Informative, Thank-You!
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      I will get a new pic or two of this one !!!
    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      That will be great!!! or repost!!
    10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      These are the new pix !!!
    11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Love the new pix and its stunning as it was 4years ago .. as it still is today ;) Thankyou for the new pics and update!!
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN & AURA too !!!!!
    13. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Your very welcome Kevin!!!
    14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks ARTISLOVE !!! !!! !!!
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN !!! ! !!!
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      Many thanks RADEGRUNDER & HO2CULTCHA !!!!
    17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 months ago
      Many thanks NEWFLD !!!!!

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