Lisa Larson – A Complete Overview of Her Artistry

Lisa Larson

Welcome to the world of Lisa Larson (1931-), the acclaimed Swedish artist! This overview encompasses Lisa’s artistry from the early Gustavsbergs factory years of the 1950s, to the contemporary Keramikstudion Gustavsberg production. We only present pottery, glass, metal and wooden objects made by Swedish companies. Our ambition is to make a free and comprehensive reference guide readily available on the web. Addition and changes will be made continuously. Objects that still are in production are marked with an asterisk (*). So let’s get going!

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Gustavsberg’s Porcelain Years (1954-1980)

Lisa Larson worked for Gustavsberg’s Porcelain (Gustavsbergs porslinsfabrik) in 1954-1980. The company flourished in the 1950s and 1960s, and Lisa quickly became one of the more notable designers. Her serial production often depicted people and animals with rounded shapes and kind expression.


Paloma 1955


Lilla zoo (Small Zoo), 1955


Varieté, 1956


Advent, 1956


Stora zoo (Large Zoo), 1957


Astrakan, 1958


Stim, 1958


ABC-flickor (ABC Girls), 1958


Skulpturer (Sculptures), 1958


Tarragona, 1959


Granada, 1959


Stora zoo (Large Zoo), 1959


Väggplattor (Wall Plaques), 1959


1960s

Fågelljusstake (Bird Candleholder), 1960s


Harlekin (Harlequin), 1960


Josefin, 1960


Thalia, 1960


Unik, 1961


Larsons ungar (Larson’s Kids), 1961


Biskopar (Bishops), 1962


Matilda, 1962


Sköldpaddor (Turtles), 1963


Pudlar (Poodles), 1963


Väggplattor (Wall Plaques), 1963


Miniatyrer (Miniatures), 1963


Karolin, 1964


Afrika (Africa), 1964


Fåglar (Birds), 1964


Liten katt (Small Cat), 1965


Menageri (Menagerie), 1965


Stora zoo (Large Zoo), 1965


Rundel, 1966


Väggplattor (Wall Plaques), 1966


Strong, 1967


Pippi Långstrump (Pippi Longstocking), 1967


Drabant, 1967


Fågelskrämma (Scarecrow), 1968


Samhällsdebatten (The Public Debate), 1968


Leghorn, 1968


Tripp, Trapp, Trull, 1968


Guldträd (Golden Tree), 1968


Guldknopp,  (Golden Knob) 1969


Blomljusstake (Flower Candleholder), 1969


Basun (Trombone), 1969


Medaljong (Medallion), 1969


Rosa, 1970


Bank Bear, 1970s


Traffic, 1970


Fjärilsplattor (Butterfly Wall Plaque), 1971


Pomona, 1971


Jura, 1971


Kennel, 1972


Adam & Eva, 1972


Sträng (Politician), 1972


Ishockeyspelare (Hockey Players), 1973


Sekelskifte (Turn of the Century), 1973


Masker (Masks), 1974


All världens barn (Children of the World), 1974-75


Katt Murre (Cat Murre), 1975


Utrotningshotade djur (Endangered Species), 1975-81


Skansen (Nordic Zoo), 1976


Änglaljusstake (Angel Candleholder), 1976


KPA, 1976

 


Väggplattor (Wall Plaques), 1977


Skulpturer (Sculptures), 1977


Noaks ark (Noah’s Arc), 1978


Advent, 1978


Julius & Juliana, 1978


Lillskansen (Small Nordic Zoo), 1978


Fotbollsspelare (Soccer Player), 1979

 


Blå fågel (Blue Bird), 1980

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Freelance Years (1970s-1990)

Lisa Larson worked as a freelance artist for numerous companies from the mid-1970s to 1990. She worked with different materials like pottery, glass, bronze and wood. The vast production was diverse ranging from rustic tableware and charming animal figurines to joyous elves.


Galleri Scandia (Gallery Scandia), 1970s


Royal Krona/Skruf, 1970s


Sandbergs, 1970s


Julebo 1980s


Claire 1980s


Quartette 1980s


Vov (Woof) 1980s


Iris 1980s


Kooperativa Förbundet 1980s