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Coffee pot and lid
  • Coffee pot and lid
    Forseth, Einar, born 1892 - died 1988
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Coffee pot and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Sweden (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1924 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Forseth, Einar, born 1892 - died 1988 (designer)
    Lidköping (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.1&A-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

Porcelain coffee pot and lid with printed decoration of stars in red and gold.
[Coffee pot body] Coffee pot of baluster body standing on low foot, with curved spout and a loop handle.
[Coffee pot cover] Domed lid surmounted by a globular knob.

Place of Origin

Sweden (manufactured)

Date

1924 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Forseth, Einar, born 1892 - died 1988 (designer)
Lidköping (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'ALP' within a shield surmounted by three stars and 'LIDKÖPING 24'
'DV'
'FO./N'

Dimensions

Height: 24.2 cm

Object history note

Part of a coffee range [C.1 to D-1988].

Descriptive line

Coffee pot and lid, part of a coffee range, porcelain with printed decoration, designed by Einar Forseth, manufactured by Lidköping, Sweden, 1924.

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

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 107 p. ill. ISBN 1851770712.
'Mainly known internationally for his work in stained glass and mosaic, in the 1920s Foreseth also produced simple designs like this one, for Lidköping, Upsala-Ekeby and Rörstrand.'

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Stars

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection code

CER

Qr_O168371
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