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 Gustavsberg pottery and porcelain production 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…

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…