Teapot by Herthe Bengtson for Rorstrand, Sweden. The teapot is part of the series BLÅ ELD (Blue Fire).
Marked: R (3 crowns) Sweden, 061
Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Diameter: 6 3/4 inches (17 cm)
Depth: 4 3/4 inchs (12 cm)
In 1941 Hertha Bengtson (1917-93) was employed as a designer at Rorstrand. Her best known design is "blå eld" which was produced in the period 1951-71. She was later hired as a designer at AJ Hogana's Ceramics. Bengtson also worked freelance for the German porcelain factory Rosenthal and as a glass artist for Strombergshyttan Glasbruk.