a ceramic bowl and a teacaddy, Gustavsberg, Sweden ca 1924.
High relief decor with floral branches, signed GUSTAVSBERG KÅGE 1924, the teacaddy with blurred date, 1924 or 1927. The bowl diameter 25 cm, height 12,5 cm, the teacaddy 12 x 12 cm, height 16 cm.
The teacaddy with small chip to rim underneath the cover, minor glaze crazing.
8 000 - 10 000 SEK
746 - 932 EUR
The "celadon glazed" models were included in the Swedish Pavillion at the 1925 Paris World's Fair and at the exhibition "Swedish Contemporary Decorative Arts" shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in 1927. A larger bowl was acquired and added to the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Nils Palmgren, "Wilhelm Kåge konstnär och hantverkare" Nordisk Rotogravyr, Stockholm 1953. See pp 120-123.
Gunnela Ivanov, "Swedish Grace", Orosdi-Back 2017, see the models illustrated p 518.
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