Lot 2421
Wilhelm Kage (Swedish), Two Gustavsberg Argenta Vessels
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Made in Sweden, the first is a circular centerpiece with applied semi-circular handles, a short recessed footed base, the interior decorated with three bands of silver inlay, 917 (2 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 10 in.); the second is a bowl with short applied scroll handles, the interior decorated with the form of an infant mermaid, 856 II (3 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/2 in.). Both signed on the underside.

From the Collection of Lou Haggis, Wake Forest, North Carolina

Wilhelm Kåge’s Argenta series was crafted between 1930 and the 1970s in the Gustavsberg studio. The objects were made of stoneware with a mottled deep green glaze, many with a Neoclassical or Art Deco motif.

Good condition.