Berndt Friberg

Berndt Friberg (1899-1981) throwing a bowl in the 1960s. The Gustavsberg master potter was a perfectionist with an eye for delicate, sensuous forms and magnificent glazes. His works ranged in size, from no higher than a few centimeters bowls to…

Lisa Larson, Stig Lindberg and Gustavsberg pottery

The Roots of Pottery Production in Gustavsberg The Gustavsberg pottery and porcelain production in the southeast of Stockholm has a long and varied history. The nobleman Gustaf Gabrielsson Oxenstierna founded a brick mill in the area as early as in…

Berndt Friberg Vase

Berndt Friberg’s signatures and marks of his unique production could be quite hard to understand. Between 1939-1981, Berndt marked his unique production in four different ways. 1. 1939-1944 – Relief stamp with the Gustavsberg anchor and “Ankargods” (Anchor Ware). – Stylized incision…