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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery


Cup and Saucer
ca. 1955 (designed)
Place of origin

Porcelain cup and saucer.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
TitleKarla (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
'Karla' porcelain cup and saucer, part of a tableware range, designed by Sven Erik Skawonius ca. 1955, made by Karlskrona, Sweden.
Physical description
Porcelain cup and saucer.
  • Height: 7cm
Marks and inscriptions
'UPSALA-EKEBY KARLSKRONA', a crown and anchor and 'KP SKAWONIUS SWEDEN' (Printed in green)
Credit line
Given by the maker
Object history
Part of range Circ.49 to 57-1961
Bibliographic reference
Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 117 p., ill. ISBN 1851770712.
Other number
C.20972 - Previous number
Accession number

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Record createdOctober 6, 2008
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