Lisa Engqvist 1914-1989
16.5 x 12.5 ins / 42 x 32 cms
Engqvist was employed as a ceramist by Nathalie Krebs at her Saxbo workshop between 1935 and 1938. Engqvist's first child was born in 1938, followed by twins in 1943.
In 1952 Engqvist returned to Saxbo and produced stoneware works, alongside Edith Sonne Bruun and Eva Staehr-Nielsen, for the company's anniversary exhibition in 1954. Between 1965 and 1970 Engqvist was employed at the Bing & Grondahl Porcelain Factory were she developed models for the mass production of porcelain. Most notably a series of jars, boxes and vases in round and square shapes with abstract organic and geometric shapes, reminiscent of graphic monotypes she produced 1957-58.