Produced by Gefle
Stoneware, faience decor.
Stamped to base: 'Model Percy', 'Gefle', 'Made in Sweden'. Signed 'T' (Eugen Trost) and '77'.
The bowl was first exhibited at the Paris World's Fair in 1925 ( with another decoration). Arthur Percy was awarded a Diplome d´honneur. Another version was shown in New York 1929 and yet a third version in Stockholm 1930. This model was only made to order or executed for specific occasions. It could be ordered with or without the lid. Arthur Percy was the artistic head and designer at Gefle Porslinsfabrik between 1923-60.
Lutteman, Helena Dahlbäck, 'Svensk 1900-tals keramik, stengods, porslin, flintgods', ICA-förlaget, 1985, p 58.
Segerstad, Ulf Hård af, 'Keramik, sekelskifte till sjuttiotal', 1976, no. 30.
McFadden, David, 'Scandinavian Modern Design 1880-1980', 1982, New York, p. 109.