Wilhelm Kåge for Gustavsberg
Vase from the “Argenta” series, ca. 1940’s
Matte glazed with a subtle silver painted decoration
A visible repair to the mouth
25 cm ( 9 7/8 in )
Incised “HANDDREJAD” Argenta 1087 / Stamped “Gustavsberg with Anchor, KÅGE”
The Argenta series was the most commercially successful of Kåge’s work at the Gustavsberg factory. The popularity of the Argenta ware became so overwhelming that Gustavsberg created a department specifically for the manufacture of the series. Those pieces were generally finished with silver adornments.