MID CENTURY ARABIA OF FINLAND MODERNIST ZEBRA SCULPTURE

SUPERB MID CENTURY ARABIA OF FINLAND MODERNIST ZEBRA SCULPTURE

DESIGNED BY TAISTO KAASINEN IN 1963 AND FEATURING A LOVELY MATTE GLAZED BODY IN BLACK AND WHITE

ARABIA STUDIO STAMP BENEATH AS NOTED

MEASURING 145MM TALL BY 155MM IN LENGTH BY 60MM DEEP

OFFERED IN EXCELLENT VINTAGE ORDER WITHOUT ISSUE

TAISTO TOIRO VILJAM KAASINEN, A FINNISH-SWEDISH POTTER, SCULPTOR AND PAINTER WAS BORN ON SEPTEMBER 6TH, 1918 IN NYSLOTT, FINLAND, AND DIED IN 1980 IN VANTAA

KAASINEN STUDIED ART UNDER ERKKI KOPONEN AND UUNO ESKOLA

HE WAS EDUCATED AS A CERAMIST AT THE ARABIA PORCELAIN STUDIO FROM 1946-1952 AND WAS EMPLOYED AS A CERAMIC ARTIST AT UPPSALA-EKEBY IN 1952

HE RETURNED TO ARABIA IN 1961 WHERE HE WAS GIVEN HIS OWN STUDIO WITHIN THE ART DEPARTMENT

KAASINEN PARTICIPATED IN THE EXHIBITION ARTIUM EXPOSÉ IN GOTHENBURG IN 1953 AND IN A NUMBER OF EXHIBITIONS IN UPPSALA

AMONG HIS PUBLIC WORKS IS THE CERAMICS PAINTING “PARADIS” IN STOCKHOLM AND “STRIDENDE OXAR” AT THE FRÖSLUNDA SCHOOL IN ESKILSTUNA

MOD 20

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