Covered jar, porcelain, of square form with domed lid, glazed all over in a rich chocolate brown. Each side decorated with raised stepped squares containing a gilded dancing female figure. The rims of the jar and lid and the base of the jar are also gilded. Factory mark.
- 1924-1933 (designed; circa)
- Made in: Sweden
- Height: 240 millimetres (with lid)
- Height: 171 millimetres (without lid)
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription ContentKP [within an anchor (?)]
Inscription Commentimpressed underglaze
Karlskrona was founded in 1918, specialising in domestic table and ornametal wares, especially services. Hald was art director from 1924-33 and designed a number of services with modernist feel. See B. Lundberg, Arts & Crafts at the Swedish Chicago Exhibition 1933, p. 19.
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Object reference number: MCT20734
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