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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Helsinki (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Öberg, Thure, born 1871 - died 1935 (designer)
    Öberg, Thure, born 1871 - died 1935 (painter)
    Arabia factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with painted decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.6-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Porcelain vase with a crouching female nude flourishing a scarf reserved in a painted black background.

Place of Origin

Helsinki (made)

Date

ca. 1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Öberg, Thure, born 1871 - died 1935 (designer)
Öberg, Thure, born 1871 - died 1935 (painter)
Arabia factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'MADE IN FINLAND ARABIA'
Painted in black

'TÖ' [in monogram]
Painted in black

Dimensions

Height: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain vase decorated with a crouching female nude flourishing a scarf reserved in a painted black background, designed and painted by Thure Öberg and made by Arabia, Helsinki, ca. 1925.

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

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 61 p., ill. ISBN 1851770712.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Scarves (costume accessories); Female; Nudes

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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