This vase was designed by Swedish/Danish ceramist Nils Thorsson and is part of the 'Baca' Series, that was produced for Royal Copenhagen-Aluminia between 1963 and 1970. It depicts several different fish. 

 

Nils Johan Thorvald Thorsson (1898 – 1975) was the Artistic Director of Royal Copenhagen-Alumina between 1928-1969. He was leading a team of talented designers which included Bethe Breyen, Kari Christensen, Johanne Gerber, Grete Helland-Hansen, Berte Jessen, Marianne Johnson, Inge Lise-Koefoed, Ellen Malmer, and Ivan Weiss, among others. (Many of whose work you can find here on our website.)

Thorsson’s work as a designer varied greatly thematically, from the naturalistic featuring birds, fish, and butterfly motifs, to the abstract and geometric. During his time at Royal Copenhagen, Thorsson was the factory's most prolific designer, his work is often presented as an exemplar of mid-century Danish modernism and is highly praised in the field of ceramic design.

 

Aluminia was a Danish factory of earthenware pottery, established in Copenhagen in 1863.

Philip Schou (1838-1922) was the founding owner of the Aluminia factory in Christianshavn. In 1882, the owners of Aluminia purchased the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory. The factories were operated independently under their respective trade names until 1969, when the use of the Aluminia name was ended. Since then the products have been sold under the mark "Royal Copenhagen Denmark Fajance".

Small pillow Vase by Nils Thorsson - Aluminia/Royal Copenhagen

€120.00Price
  • Designer//Maker:

    Nils Thorsson for Aluminia/Royal Copenhagen

    Year:

    1960's-70's

    Place of origin:

    Denmark

    Material:

    Earthenware 

    Condition:

    Good. This vintage item has no defects.

    Dimensions:

    Height: 13cm

    Width: 10cm

    Depth: 6cm

  • NOTE: Even though we did our best to match the exact color, different screens can show the colors slightly different.

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