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Birger Kaipiainen, Arabia Finland Hanging Art Platter with Decoration, 1950s

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Spectacular Royal blue "Florence" Fine art wall plate by acclaimed Finnish ceramic artist Birger Kaipiainen (1915-1988) for Arabia Finland. Designed and manufactured in the 1950s. Relief decor with ceramic pearls, gildings and iridescent glaze. Depicting a white butterfly, white and golden pocket watches, golden ceramic pearls and a large black and white flower with black ceramic pearls in the center. Shiny pattern in the blue glaze resembling stars on an evening sky. Stamped under base. A collector's item in excellent condition. Birger Johannes Kaipiainen was a leading figure within 20th century Nordic ceramics. His color saturated, fanciful and highly decorative ceramic art inspired his comtemporaries to call him "the Prince of Ceramics" and "the King of Decorators". A bold visionary who created his own fantasy world in ceramics, he is one of Finland's best known ceramic artists. His unique works of art are part of the collections at the Design Museum of Helsinki, Stockholm's National Museum, Brera Gallery in Milan, The National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto among others.


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