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Lisa Larson Dogs information and price guide

Lisa Larson is one of Sweden’s most famous potters and ceramicist achieving worldwide claim for her whimsical animals and figures. She has created hundreds of figures and in this piece we feature her fabulous collection of dogs. She has created many breeds of dog in pottery form including Bulldog, Pekingese, Afghan Hound, Spaniel, Boxer, Bassett, Poodle, Dachshund and even a Skye Terrier.

We also include a Lisa Larson Dogs price guide with some realised auction prices. We have tried to select items that show a rough idea of price. We have seen some very high prices for some pieces so check around. (Current Lisa Larson dogs on ebay).

She produced dogs in a number of series including Small Zoo (Lilla Zoo)  in 1955, Large Zoo (Stora Zoo) 1959, Kennel Series 1 in 1972, Woof (Vov) in 1986 and Kennel Series 2 in 1995. Certain dogs were made in different sizes such as the Bulldog.

Lisa Larson Sky Terrier Dog Figurine 1972 Kennel Series
The Skye Terrier was created in 1972 as part of the Kennel Series. It was later re-introduced in the 1990s by by the Ceramic Studio Gustavsberg (Keramikstudion Gustavsberg). Examples we have seen being sold in 2022 $60-$80.

Some dogs have been re-issued by the Ceramic Studio Gustavsberg (Keramikstudion Gustavsberg) in the 1990s.

Lisa Larson for Gustavsberg Poodle right facing
The Poodle figures were designed in 1963 as part of the “Pudlar” (Poodles) series. They were available as a pair and could face each other like Victorian Staffordshire poodles. Each poodle was hand painted so are all unique in some way. The are made of white stoneware with light blue glaze and hand painted dark blue decoration. This right facing example sold for £50 at Wessex Auction Rooms, February 2019.

Mother Sweden – Lisa Larson – Ceramics from Gustavsberg – great sales site for many things Swedish with lots of pictures