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    Sale 7656

    Nordic Art

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    Berndt Friberg (Danish, 1899-1981)

    GROUP OF SEVENTEEN VASES

    Price Realised  

    Berndt Friberg (Danish, 1899-1981)
    Group of Seventeen Vases
    1950s, produced by Gustavsberg, ceramic, with shaded 'hare's fur' glaze
    largest 15 in. (38 cm.) high, smallest 3¼ in. (8 cm.) high
    undersides with impressed manufacturer's mark, some retaining foil labels. (17)


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    Literature

    D. R. McFadden (ed.), Scandinavian Modern Design 1880-1980, New York, 1983, p. 163, pl. 169 (examples illustrated).
    C. Fiel & P. Fiell, Scandinavian Design, Cologne, 2002, pp. 200-201 (examples illustrated).