Herbert Krenchel bowl for Krenit Denmark 1954
Height: 13,5 cm
Width: 25 cm
Depth: 25 cm
Nice and decorative bowl designed by Herbert Krenchel for Krenit, Denmark 1954. This has an orange enameled inside and a mat black enameled outside. The bowl is in good original condition with minimal marks from age and usage. Very nice black and orange contrast. Highly decorative in any modern home or interior. Its signed with the Krenit mark underneath.
Civil engineer Herbert Krenchel was born in Copenhagen, Denmark 1922.
In 1953, Herbert Krenchel designed the enamel bowl: Krenit-bowl. The name Krenit is a combination of the name Krenchel and eternit (a fibre cement which is used for the coating on the bowls outside). The bowl has a distinct design with its matt black outside, thin edge and clear colored enamel inside. In 1954, the bowl won a signe d’or for its unique design at the Triennale (Milano, Italy). From 1954 until 1966 there were produced over 1 million bowls.