Impressive stoneware vases designed by Marianne Starck for Michael Andersen and Son, Bornholm, Denmark. Decorated in relief. Incised triangle fish mark, 6185 MS B, original labels, and 6425. excellent condition. 9 1/4 inches tall.
Large wall tile by Gerd Hiort Petersen (b. 1937) for the Soholm factory, Bornholm Denmark. Gerd Hiort Petersen worked for Soholm 1960-61. From 1965-73 she worked for Royal Copenhagen. Since 1973 she and her husband, Hans Munch Petersen, have shared a studio on the island Bornholm. Good condition, some crazing. (see picture) Stamped on the back. Soholm Denmark Signed on front: GHP. 12½ cx 10½ inches (32 x 27 cm). Good condition (some crazing).
Terracotta sculpture 'Princess and the Pea' designed in 1913 by Kai Nielsen (painter and sculptor 1882-1925) for Kahler, Denmark. Kai Nielsen's small sculptures were sold in the U.S. by trading company Zacho & Co.. But this particular figure, the princess and the pea was required removed from the store. Women's organizations believed it was immoral. The figure was, however, subsequently sold in large numbers to the Americans at Copenhagen Airport. Signed HAK Danmark. Excellen ...click for details
Unusually large figurine from Michael Andersen, Bornholm, Denmark. Impressive size and in excellent condition. Marked with old raised MA mark and signed by the artist on the base. Height: 18 inches (46 cm)
Glazed earthenware bowl decorated with stylized flower designed by Mari Simmulson (1911-2000). Mari Simmulson was educated at the Art School, Tallin, Estonia; Arabia, Finland; and at the Academy of Visual Art in Germany. She was employed at Gustavsberg, where she worked together with Wilhelm Kage. From 1942-72 she was the leading artist at Upsala-Ekeby. Upsala-Ekeby marking. Front signed by the artist. Excellent condition. Size: 7 x 7 inches (17.5 x 17.5 cm).
Art pottery figurine designed by Gertrud Kudielka (1896-1984)for L. Hjorth, Denmark. Excellent condition. Incised: L. Hjorth Danmark 525 stag mark GK. Height: 5 inches (13 cm), width: 5½ inchess (14 cm)