Vintage Lisa Larson 'Sassy Standing Cat' for Gustavsberg. Small Zoo series, 1955. Modernist Scandinavian mid century figurine. Sweden 1950s

Vintage Lisa Larson 'Sassy Standing Cat' for Gustavsberg. Small Zoo series, 1955. Modernist Scandinavian mid century figurine. Sweden 1950s


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Vintage from the 1950s


Cat shape, Chamotte stoneware, pottery, hand painted, red clay


Height: 10 Centimetres; Width: 11 Centimetres

A mid century Modernist 'Sassy Standing Cat' figurine from the Small Zoo series, designed by Lisa Larson for Gustavsberg, Sweden. This design classic dates from 1955, and was produced until 1978, so circa 50s to 70s vintage.

Each Chamotte stoneware feline figurine was decorated by hand - they're all different. Deep red clay, like a terracotta, with black applied details, and taupe glazed face. Unsigned.

Very good vintage condition without any chips or cracks. Please study photos - he's great for the age and era. Just a tiny bit of wear and dirt from being loved and handled. Apx 10cm tall x 11cm wide x 4cm deep.

Includes P&P to the UK.

The last photo shows Lisa Larson with her cat figurines. This iconic cat features in the Swedish National Museum:

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Estimated delivery: Jan 24 - 27
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