Mid century 'Edfu' vaas designed by Hjördis Oldfors (1920-2014). The Edfu line was produced 1960-61 for Upsala-Ekeby, Sweden. Olive glaze with yellow stripes. Inside glazed with a dark green.
Signed: UE SWEDEN indistinct number and monogram. Excellent condition. Height: 7.2 inches (18.5 cm), width: 4½ inches (11.5 cm)
Upsala-Ekeby was founded at the turn of the 20th Century in Upsala. The company produced artistic ceramics from 1920 until 1973 when it was sold and subsequently closed down. Several important Swedish artists worked at Upsala-Ekeby including Mari Simmulson, Anna-Lisa Thomson, Ingrid Atterberg, Hjördis Oldfors, and Vicke Lindstrand.
'Edfu' Vase, Hjordis Oldfors, Upsala-Ekeby