a faience wall plaque, Gustavsberg studio, Sweden 1950's, ed. 12/40.
Painted decor of a fish, signed Stig L and at the back signed with the studio mark, painter's signature and marked: "This plaque, designed and signed by Stig Lindberg is in this colour executed in a maximum edition of 40 pieces of which this is no 12" and "16 D, IV, Gustavsberg", measurements 10,5 x 59,5 cm.
Small chip to one corner.
During the 1950s and 1960s, Stig Lindberg created many of his most sought-after stoneware objects, decorative vases, bowls, and dishes with pressed or carved decoration, and popular ceramic series such as Pungo, Domino, Terma, Karneval, were introduced. A few years later, he became artistic director after Wilhelm Kåge. Stig Lindberg designed popular tableware, several of which are still manufactured today, such as Adam, Eva, Berså, Spisa Ribb (now called Ribb), Prunus, and Aster. During his career, Lindberg worked as an industrial designer, book illustrator, textile and glass designer.Read more