JUST IN: Cat Sculpture designed by Marianne Starck for Michael Andersen & Son

Sculpture of a cat designed by Marianne Starck (1931-2007) for Michael Andersen and Son, Bornholm, Denmark. Incised triangle fish mark, 5740, original paper label. Height: 9 ¼ inches. Price: $260

 

Marianne Starck (1931 – 2007) worked at Michael Andersen & Sons, Bornholm as the Artistic Director from 1955 to its closure in 1993. During these decades her output of designs was vast. Marianne originally come from Germany where she undertook an apprenticeship at the Thoms pottery in northern Germany, and later studied graphic design in Germany at Landeskunstschule (University of Fine Arts, Hamburg).