a "Cintra" bone china vase, Gustavsberg, Sweden ca 1938.
Thick ware with an ivory white glaze, decorated in gold with flames with figures, sheet music and dedication: To Juan at the 50th birthday from Kurt and Margareta * Joen and Valborg * Rolf and Agda *. Inpressed factory mark, KÅGE HANDDREJAD and CINTRA MORALES with painter's signature E.L in gold. Height 21,5 cm, diameter 18 cm.
10 000 - 15 000 SEK
949 - 1 423 EUR
Juan Morales (1888-1971), wholesaler, patron, collector, etc., played as an amateur in the Grünewald quartet, one of the participants was Hugo Alfvén. Thence by descent.
The first Cintra pieces were designed in 1938. Cintra was first exhibited at Nordiska Kompaniet's exhibition "Panik och idyll i brännugnen", Stockholm in 1940.
Open: Mon–Fri 11 AM – 6 PM, Sat–Sun kl 11 AM –5 PM
Viewing 11 –15 June, Bukowskis, Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm.
Auction 16 June, Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm.