Mari Simmulson's striking vase with hour-glass form, milky white glaze, and an incised geometrical decoration. The vase was designed in 1952 as part of the Maris series. Maker: Upsala-Ekeby, original production; Size: Height: 7.9 inches; Marked: Upsala-Ekeby, Maris.
Mari Simmulson (1911-2000) is one of the well-known representatives of the illustrious Swedish ceramic design of the 20th century. She was one of the leading designers for Gustavsberg and Upsala-Ekeby in the 1940s-1960s. Simmulson is represented at the Swedish National Museum of Art and Design. Price: $260