Cathrineholm is an enamel cookware designed by Norwegian Grete Prytz Kittelsen. This fabulous Scandinavian mid-century designs have become classics throughout the world. The well-known bowls, pots and kettles with shiny colors and distinctive pattern have a big sentimental value in our minds.
Grete Prytz Kittelsen (born in 1917) designed a numerous works using silver, vitreous enamel and plastic material. As one of the leading artists of the Scandinavian Design movement, Kittelsen received several awards and honors in the 1950s. From 1954 to 57 she participated in the “Design in Scandinavia” exhibition, shown in several places in the United States and Canada. Near the end of the 50s, her products, manufactured by Hadeland Glassverk and Cathrineholm, were commonly found in Norwegian homes. “Sensasjonskasserollen” (The Sensational Casserole) was particularly successful, with 150,000 units sold in 1964.
Text by: Anette Broteng Christiansen, ThorNews