Vase by Berndt Friberg

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In form and surface, this vase is unmistakably the work of Berndt Friberg. Never comfortable designing pieces for mass production, nor delegating throwing or glazing duties to assistants, Friberg was the consummate potter, happiest when seated at his wheel. He reportedly took detailed notes in a series of spiral binders about every piece he made, lest he want to revisit a certain glaze effect years later.

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    Dimensions
    9.5 in. H
    24 cm H
  • Diameter
    2.5
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U1206118091807
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