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Gustavsberg Bersa Vintage Cylindrical Bowl 12.5 cm

Gustavsberg Bersa Vintage Cylindrical Bowl 12.5 cm

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A classic Berså bowl from Gustavsberg, a long-established Swedish tableware manufacturer. The designer is Swedish mid-century master Stig Lindberg. Lindberg created this leaf design in 1961. Berså is a word that has not been used much in Swedish in recent years, but it means a gazebo and is a space set up in a corner of a park to take a rest.

It is no exaggeration to say that half of the year in Northern Europe is winter. Not only is it extremely cold, but there are only four to five hours of sunshine in winter. The characteristic of Scandinavian tableware is that it is full of designs that make you feel warm even on such a winter day. Versa's lush greenery has a mysterious charm that brings fresh greenery and a refreshing breeze to the dining table.

There is also a reprinted version of the Versa series, but the color is lighter green than the vintage and the shape of the leaves is uniform. The characteristics of vintage are the vivid green color and the beauty of the back stamp. Also, cylindrical bowls are only available in vintage, and reprints are only bowl-shaped. In addition, the reprint version has no decoration on the outside, and the leaf pattern is drawn only on the inside.

■ Details
Manufacturer: Gustavsberg / Gustavsberg
Series: Berså / Bertha
Designer: Stig Lindberg
Years: 1961-1974
Country of Origin: Sweden
Condition: ★★★★☆ (4: mint condition)
Fine paint loss on the side and light cutlery marks on the bottom can be seen, but the green color is excellent and it is a beautiful item with no cracks, cracks, or large scratches. The chipped back stamp is not a scratch but a trace of the support during manufacturing.

About Stig Lindberg

Stig Lindberg (1916-1982)

Lindberg was born in Umeå, a central city in northern Sweden, and studied painting at the Konstfack art school in Stockholm. In 1937, he joined Gustavsberg and studied under his teacher, Wilhelm Koge, and 12 years later, in 1949, he succeeded Koge as the company's art director. Since then, Lindberg has produced numerous works as a flag bearer of Swedish modernism in the middle of the 20th century. The Gustavsberg workshop in the era when Lindberg was active has reached its heyday, and even now the works of that time are recognized as works of the golden age called "mid-century" and have high value. Lindberg's studio was called G-Studion, and young painters showed their skills. Lindberg retired in 1980 and opened a workshop in Italy where he retired, but died there two years later.

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