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Nittsjo Pottery Sweden

More out of curiousity than anything else, I purchased some time ago this impressive coffee set by Nittsjo Sweden. The shape of the coffee pot with that huge spout reminds me of a cubist style painting. It appears to have been made around the 1960s. The pieces in the setting are all handmade from a red terracotta clay and glazed with a soft mustard yellow coloured satin glaze.

Nittsjö Pottery was founded in 1843 in Sweden in the town of Nittsjo and still in operation HERE. On their website is a comprehensive history of the pottery….and there is also a history of the pottery on the Swedish Pottery Signatures site HERE .

The yellow coffee set appears to be a design by multi talented and sought after Swedish artist and designer Jerk Werkmäster (1896-1978), who was creative director at Sweden’s Nittsjö Keramik from 1933-1967.

Nittsjö Sweden

Nittsjö Sweden

Nittsjö Sweden

Nittsjö Sweden

Nittsjö Sweden

Nittsjö Sweden

Recently I found another charming, more traditional little piece from the same pottery, probably dating to around the 1940s. It is a terracotta clay, with slip decoration and a clear glaze.

Nittsjö Sweden

Nittsjö Sweden

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