Icelandic pottery

September 28th, 2010

We never really got around to sharing the Icelandic pottery we found during our trip to Iceland. We got this little vase from an antique shop called Fríða Frænka in Reykjavik. It’s a simple shape with an interesting texture.

There were some pretty neat lava vases which were really textured, but the colours were a bit to intense for us.

The bottom is stamped “Glit” a ceramics studio founded by Ragnar Kjartansson in 1958. I don’t think it exists anymore, but there was another studio producing similar “lava” vases that we poked our heads into during the trip.

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  1. Its lovely! Where do you display it?


    Shannon (8foot6)

    28 Sep 10 at 3:10 pm

  2. This is such a beautiful piece…thanks for sharing!


    CHar

    28 Sep 10 at 3:13 pm

  3. thanks Shannon! We display it on our string unit in the office:

    http://kitkadesigntoronto.com/?p=10721


    John & Juli

    29 Sep 10 at 9:53 am

  4. i want to go to toronto just to visit your store


    christine

    3 Oct 10 at 9:03 pm

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