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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Norway (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1928-1930 (designed)
    ca. 1928-1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gulbrandsen, Nora, born 1894 - died 1978 (designer)
    Porsgrund (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with hand painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the manufacturer

  • Museum number:

    C.132-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 3, shelf 4

Physical description

Porcelain circular plate with wide orange-red banding painted in the centre is a view of the Porsgrund factory in black and orange-red.

Place of Origin

Norway (made)

Date

ca. 1928-1930 (designed)
ca. 1928-1930 (made)

Artist/maker

Gulbrandsen, Nora, born 1894 - died 1978 (designer)
Porsgrund (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with hand painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'PP' on either side of an anchor
Printed in green

'PORSGRUND NORGE'
Printed in green within a circle

'· PORSGRUND PORSELÆN · PORSGRUND PORSELÆN'
On the plate, painted on a circular white band around the image of the factory

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.7 cm

Object history note

The similarity of this plate to Soviet ceramics shows Gulbrandsen's interests in trends abroad.

Descriptive line

Porcelain plate with painted decoration of a view of the Porsgrund factory in red and black, designed by Nora Gulbrandsen ca. 1929-1930, made by Porsgrund, Norway.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 88 p., ill. ISBN 1851770712.

Materials

Porcelain; Paint

Techniques

Hand painted

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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