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Gustavsberg Berså butter case (small size)

Gustavsberg Berså butter case (small size)

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Manufacturer: Gustavsberg
series: Berså / Bersa
designer: Stig Lindberg
Country of origin: Sweden
Year: 1961-1974
Condition: ★★★★★ (5: Complete)
It has never been used as tableware, has no paint loss, and is a perfect item with no cracks, chips, or penetration. This is in the best condition of any vintage Bersa butter case available on the market.
■Size Length 15.5cm Width 8.5cm Height 5.5cm (including lid)

A small butter case from Berså, a classic from Gustavsberg, a long-established Swedish tableware manufacturer. The designer is Stig Lindberg, one of Sweden's leading mid-century masters. Lindberg created this leaf design in 1961. Berså is a word that is not used much in Swedish these days, but it means an arbor, and it refers to a space set up for people to take a break, such as in a corner of a park.

It is no exaggeration to say that Northern Europe is a region where half of the year is winter. Not only is it extremely cold, but there are only about 4 to 5 hours of sunlight in winter. A feature of Scandinavian tableware is that it is full of designs that give you a sense of warmth even on winter days. The lush greenery of Bertha has a mysterious charm that brings fresh green color and a refreshing breeze to the dining table.

There is also a reprint version of the Versa series, but the color is a lighter green than the vintage version. The vintage color is overwhelmingly better than the reprint version, and the form is stylish. In addition, Bertha's reprints include cups, plates, bowls, canisters, etc., and this butter case is only available as a vintage item. Many of the vintage items in circulation have severe paint loss and dirt on the bottom, but this one is in the best condition among those available, as if it was made yesterday.

Stig Lindberg

Stig Lindberg

Stig Lindberg (1916-1982)

Born in Umeå, the central city of northern Sweden. Originally from Stockholm's art school Konstfack ( Learn painting at Konstfack. He joined Gustavsberg in 1937 and gradually rose to prominence under the tutelage of his mentor, Wilhelm Koge. Twelve years later, in 1949, he succeeded Koge as the company's art director in charge of design.

Since then, Lindberg has released numerous works as a standard bearer of Swedish modernism in the mid-20th century. During Lindberg's time, the Gustavsberg workshop was at its peak, and its works from that time are recognized as works from the golden period known as ``mid-century,'' and are highly valued. Lindberg's studio is called G-Studion, where young designers are demonstrating their skills and producing famous artists such as Lisa Larson.

Click here for a list of Stig Lindberg's works.

Gustavsberg

gustavsberg

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.

Check out our Gustavsberg collection here!

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