Wonderful and sought after ceramic pottery owl figurine. Fully marked for Mari Simmulson for Upsala Ekeby, Sweden 1960s.
Height: 7.1in / 18cm
Weight: 15.3oz / 433gram
Mari Simmulson (1911-2000) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, to Estonian parents.
She studied fine arts in Tallinn, Estonia.
In 1944, she moved to Sweden, and became a renowned ceramic artist who designed an array of beautiful art objects and captured the hearts of the audiences around the world with her amazing ceramic creations.
She worked for Gustavsberg porcelain factory during 1945 -1949, and then worked for Upsala Ekeby Group until 1972. Her output consists of vases, bowls, reliefs, wall paintings, and figurines.