Argenta Vase Model A27II by Wilhelm Kåge for Gustavsberg
Wilhelm Kåge Gustavsberg Argenta 1930's Vase A27 has horizontal linear decoration of hand painted silver on turquoise green glazed stoneware. It is signed in stamped Gustavsberg ARGENTA A27 II, Made in Sweden. "A27" is the model number of the cylindrical vase, and "II" stands for the size of this vase.
I) height: 9 cm, diameter: 5 cm
II) height: 13 cm, diameter: 6 cm
III) height: 15 cm, diameter: 7 cm
Wilhelm Kåge was a Swedish ceramist and designer known for his work with Gustavsberg, a prominent Swedish ceramics and porcelain manufacturer. One of his well-known series is the "Argenta" line, which was produced in the 1930s.
The Gustavsberg Argenta series featured pieces with silver overlay designs on a matte, crackled glaze background. These pieces are often quite elegant and sought after by collectors.
Creator: Gustavsberg (Manufacturer), Wilhelm Kåge (Designer) Dimensions: Height: 5.12 in (13 cm), Diameter: 2.37 in (6 cm) Style: Art Deco (Of the Period) Materials and Techniques: Paint with silver, Stoneware, Glazed Place of Origin: Sweden Period: 1930-1939 Date of Manufacture: 1930's Condition: Good. The silver paint has faded a little on some small areas. But this is only visible when looking really closely. See photos.