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1920/1930's Swedish Ceramics: Gustavsberg Argenta Vase By Wilhelm Kage


£242 | $329 USD | €283 EUR
Item Number: SA702529
Date of manufacture: 1930
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Antoinettes Heirlooms
This antique has been viewed 30 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


This stunning vase is pristine.
Algot Wilhelm Kage 06:03:1889-25:11:1960
Wilhelm was ahead of his time! The style is utterly timeless.
His work is exhibited as primary examples or Swedish modernism, in the "Swedish museum of Art and Design".
The "Argenta" series of pottery was/is identified as individual works of art.
The Shape of the stoneware pottery is often simplistic and this is exemplified in the vase listed here.
A tall tapering body which balances perfectly on a short a plinth/foot of small diameter.
Height of vase 15cm
top diameter approx 12cm
foot depth approx 1cm
foot diameter approx 6cm
Kage was appointed as artistic leader at the Gustavsberg pottery factory in 1917 and he remained in that position untill1949.
prior to this appointment he had worked in Copenhagen, Denmark and Berlin, Germany
The classic shape is covered in the signature mottled green glaze,
The rim is hand decorated with crowns, and the body of the vase is embellished with a large detailed silver griffin.
The timeless unique combination of ceramics and silver made Argenta the most successful of the Gustavsberg pottery designs by Wilhelm Kage.
UK mainland ( excluding highlands and islands) shipping free.
international shipping available. please contact me for an accurate shipping cost.
Please do not hesitate to contact me, if you require any further assistance


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1930.


Height = 15 cm (5.9")
Width = 0 cm (0.0")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")

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Antoinettes Heirlooms
The Shopping Courtyard
Stratford Garden Centre
Campden Road
Clifford Chambers
CV37 8LW
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