Hjordis Oldfors' stylistically pure vase with bottle form and a geometrical decoration in black and moss green. The vase was designed in 1955 as part of the Diagonal series. Marvelous mid-century Swedish design piece!
Maker: Upsala-Ekeby, original production; Size: Height: 8.3 in, Width: 3.5 in, Depth: 2.8 in; Marked: Upsala-Ekeby, Sweden, HJ (Hjordis Oldfors). Price: $190
Hjordis Oldfors (1920-2014) 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 the Upsala-Ekeby factory in the 1950s and 1960s. Oldfors is represented at numerous museums in Sweden.