Wilhelm Kåge (1889-1960) was a Swedish artist and designer. He studied decorative painting and was dedicated to advertising and the production of posters in his early career. But his best-known work was in ceramics when he was appointed artistic leader of Gustavsberg in 1917, remaining there until 1949, when he was succeeded by Stig Lindberg. He was presented with the Prince Eugene Medal for design that same year.
The focus of Kåge's early ceramic designs, as of much of Swedish design of this period, was on practical solutions to social issues, an example of which was his “Praktika” (1933), a simply designed and stackable set of tableware aimed at working-class families. His most successful design was the green-glazed "Argenta" collection, stoneware with decorations in silver, that was produced in many shapes and with many different surface designs.
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