Birger Kaipiainen - ELEGANCE / 6 Wall Plate Pro Arte Arabia Finland (numbered)
LPBirger Kaipiainen (1915-1988) is one of the most successful and well known ceramic artists in Finland. His most famous designs were made at Arabia Ceramics factory.
The ELEGANCE wall plates were produced with 6 alternative decorations designed by Birger Kaipiainen as part of the Pro Arte collection by Arabia in the 80s. A numbered series was produced of each variant. Some are decorated with yellow flowers, some are decorated with fruits and berries, one is with the blue Violas. This is number 6 and has two big lilac flowers in the middle and watches and bees in the perifery. This plate is number 337 in its series. It is in an excellent condition.
The surface of this plate is smooth, the real looking black pearls are very skillfully painted. The surface finish on this plate is, as in most of Birger Kaipiainen's plates, slightly iridescent.
A decorative plate by a great designer.
Weight: ca 0,7 kg Size: 23 x 25cm height ca 3,5cm Condition: Excellent Signature: PRO ARTE ARABIA ELEGANCE / 6 Birger Kaipiainen 337