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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics

Vase

1957 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The Rorstrand factory was founded in 1726 near Stockholm, Sweden. Carl-Harry Stalhane worked at the factory from 1939 until 1973 when he established his own workshop. Specialising in stoneware, Stalhane is known for the sculptural quality of his work.

This piece was included in the exhibition 'Three Centuries of Swedish Pottery' held at the V&A in 1959.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stoneware with streaked and mottled glaze
Brief Description
Vase of buff stoneware with streaked and mottled grey/green glaze, designed and probably made by Carl Harry Stålhane at Rörstrand, Stockholm 1957.
Physical Description
Vase of buff stoneware with streaked and mottled grey/green glaze.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 27cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Three crowns and 'CH STÅLHANE [indistinct] '57 SWEDEN' [incised]
Credit line
Given by the maker
Summary
The Rorstrand factory was founded in 1726 near Stockholm, Sweden. Carl-Harry Stalhane worked at the factory from 1939 until 1973 when he established his own workshop. Specialising in stoneware, Stalhane is known for the sculptural quality of his work.



This piece was included in the exhibition 'Three Centuries of Swedish Pottery' held at the V&A in 1959.
Bibliographic References
  • Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 118 p., ill. ISBN 1851770712.
  • Lindgren, Bo Gunnar (Ed.),Catalogue of an exhibition of three centuries of Swedish pottery: Rorstrand 1726-1959, and Marieberg 1758-1788., London, V&A Publications & Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 1959
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.265-1959

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record createdOctober 6, 2008
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