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Gustavsberg Britt-Louise Sundell shoe object

Gustavsberg Britt-Louise Sundell shoe object

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This is a ceramic shoe object made by the atelier of Gustav Sberg, one of Sweden's leading pottery manufacturers.

Sandel is an artist who produced many works of art with folk art and geometric patterns based on local history. There are several kinds of shoe objects here, and there are patterns on the pictures on the insoles, and it says "Heja Sverige, friskt humör" (Heja Sverige, friskt humör). This is a phrase that is shouted when cheering for national sports teams. It has the Swedish flag on it and seems to have been made as a souvenir. The sole of the shoe is engraved with the Gustavsberg company mark and MADE IN SWEDEN in English, which was unusual for a product from that time.

■Details Manufacturer: Gustavsberg Designer: Britt-Louise Sundell Year: 1970s Country of origin: Sweden Condition: ★★★★☆ (4: Good condition)
There is a thin chip on the heel, and there are thin scratches on the bottom. Other than that, it is a beautiful item that retains its original condition.

■Size Length 14.5cm Width 6.5cm Height 6cm



Gustavsberg is a long-established Swedish pottery manufacturer founded in 1825. For more information on the history of the company , please see this article♪ The company produced bathtubs and other housing equipment, but from the late 19th century onward, they focused on producing artistic ceramics, and their name became widely known. I did. Known for its simple and beautiful designs with motifs of nature and folklore, it is a manufacturer that led Scandinavian design in the 20th century.

It produced many outstanding artists such as Lisa Larsson and Stig Lindberg, and was a central figure in the ``Mid-Century'' art movement of the mid-20th century in Northern Europe. Even today, it is highly praised for its high artistry, technical ability, and unique design that evokes the Nordic climate.

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Britt-Louise Sundell

Britt-Louise Sundell (1928-2011)

Born in Västerås, a provincial city in midwestern Sweden. His father was a craftsman who worked in cast iron. After studying at Konstfack Academy of Fine Arts, the country's highest school of art, he became an apprentice to the sculptor Edgar Bockmann and learned about ceramics. From 1954 to 1984 , he worked at Gustavsberg, where he designed ceramics and glass products in the company's art department, producing artwork that set it apart from mass production lines. When a subway was built in Stockholm, the capital, her work was installed inside the station, and at Mariatorget Station you can see her designed wall with an iron lattice motif.

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