TONA series, Bengt Orup (Johanfors, 1957)

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This series was designed by Bengt orup in 1957 for Johansfors. The name TONA means “fade”, and that’s the best thing about this series: the fading colours.

The series consists of an uncertain number of dishes, bowls and vases.

The TONA range was made in two different shades of green. This one I show here is the one most widely seen, the other one is a shade of olive/moss grayish green, from ehich i have only seen two.

ORUP_TONA-4
15,3 x 14 cm. Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-1
15,3 x 10,6 cm. Signed: Johansfors Orup

ORUP_TONA-3
10,3 x 11,7 cm. Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-7
14,6 x 16,5 cm. Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-2
21,5 x 5,5 cm. Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-5
29,3 x 7 cm. Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-6
37,5 x 9,5 cm. Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-8b
31 cm (diameter). Signed: J-fors Orup

ORUP_TONA-9
21 x 12 cm. Unsigned.

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Bengt Orup photographed with several TONA items.
Image taken from the Bengt Orup official website

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