This tea set, belongs to the 'Sonja Collection' launched in the 1960's by the legendary ceramic company Søholm on the Danish island of Bornholm.
It was named after a little charming girl from a very popular children’s TV program at the time called: Sonja from Saxostreet. (Sonja fra Saxogade).
The whole Sonja collection contains of everything from these candleholders, over to teapot, plates, cups etc.
The clay on Bornholm is of a very high quality and therefore Bornholm has always attracted a lot of ceramists. Søholm Pottery was founded in 1835 by Edvard Christian Sonne and Herman Sonne Wolffsen. Through the years different owners managed to keep in touch with times, by hiring some of the top ceramic artists of the times. Many of the greatest ceramics craftsmen and women of Denmark, has at some point either, worked or done apprenticeship at Søholm. Søholm has established itself as one of the top makers of Scandinavia midcentury icons of stoneware.
The factory closed in 1996.
Søholm 'Sonja' Tea Set | Denmark | 1960's
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This is a vintage item, in good condition.