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Michael Schilkin

(Finland, 1900-1962)
Estimate
125 000 - 150 000 SEK
11 200 - 13 400 EUR
11 800 - 14 200 USD
Hammer price
145 000 SEK
Covered by droit de suite

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Sweden: BUS
Finland: Kuvasto

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Camilla Behrer
Stockholm
Camilla Behrer
Head of Design/ Specialist Modern & Contemporary Decorative Art & Design
+46 (0)708 92 19 77
Michael Schilkin
(Finland, 1900-1962)

a large stoneware sculpture of a hunting tiger, Arabia, Finland 1940's.

Glazed in grey hues and brown, inpressed maker's mark M. Schilkin Arabia. Length ca 69,5 cm, width ca 29,5 cm, height ca 17 cm.

Provenance

Aquired probably in the 1940's, thence by descent.

Designer

Michael Schilkin (1900-1962) was a Finnish sculptor and ceramicist born in Trubino, Russia. He moved to Finland in 1921 and studied at the Central School of Art. Eventually he was hired at the Arabia porcelain factory. He is mainly known for his stoneware and clay figurines depicting wild animals, but also created human figures and wall reliefs in public places with musty glazes in earth tones. The sculptures are powerful with a humorous tone.

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