Discover the fantastic world of Bjørn Wiinblad – an incredibly versatile artist.
One of his famous designs are the “Christmas Carols on Porcelain” :
Oh du fröhliche – The Herald Angels Sing … Stille Nacht – Silent Night … Wir kommen aus dem Morgenland … Oh Tannenbaum …
And yes, we have some of these special “song books” for you ! The text of the carol is in each box – German English and French so you can sing along. The first verse is also on the back of the plate.
Instead of designing in a functionalist aesthetic like many of his mid-century contemporaries, Wiinblad espoused a delicate and romantic style that was dominated by a rich colour palette and undulating lines, often drawing inspiration from fairy tales.
In 1952 he opened his own design studio in Copenhagen, and shortly after began designing for the German porcelain company Rosenthal. Wiinblad was appointed Rosenthal’s chief designer in 1957.
Bjørn Wiinblad’s “Christmas Carols on Porcelain” from Rosenthal are a strictly limited edition and were produced only in their respective year of edition.
We are very proud offering some of these beautiful and unique Christmas plates from a private collection to you.
1983 – Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
1984 – Kling Glöckchen Klingeling
1985 – Wir kommen daher aus dem Morgenland
1986 – O Tannenbaum
1987 – O du fröhliche
1988 – Süßer die Glocken nie klingen
1989 – Wer klopfet an ?