About the design
Hippopotamus figurine, no. 20239, is designed by Knud Kyhn in September 1930 and produced by Royal Copenhagen.
A stoneware figurine, molded as a roaring hippo with a wide span of colored glazed – from light green, almost sand to dark brown. This hippo is hallmarked on the bottom with a green Denmark stamp (Royal Copenhagen stamp used on figurines), three blue waves, number and the signature KK for Knud Kyhn.
Knud Kyhn have designed a large number of stoneware figurine, featuring animal – among his most famous is the chocolate brown glazed Bear Cubs and the greenish glazed animals.
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Meet the Designer
Poul Henningsen, PH was originally in training as a mason. In the years 1911-1917, he studied at the Technical Society’s school and Polytechnics. Unlike several of the other great danish architects, Poul Henningsen was not a graduate of the famous Roya …
Originally produced by
ABO Randers A/S was a small lighting company, situated in Aalestrup, near Randers, in Jutland. It was founded in the late 1960s, and mainly based on one product idea – the successful Ball magnet wall lamp, originally designed by Benny Frandsen. The gen …