Collection Online
Medium
stoneware
Measurements
17.6 × 17.3 × 14.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Copenhagen, Denmark
Inscription
incised (inverted) in base l.c.: N X
painted in blue on base c.: (3 horizontal wavy lines)
printed in green on base u.c.: • ROYAL • / (crown) / COPENHAGEN / DENMARK
Accession Number
1230-D4
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1952
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
About
Nils Thorsson was Royal Copenhagen’s most prolific designer. He joined the factory as an apprentice in 1912 and worked there for more than sixty years, producing at least three major production lines. His exquisite studio ceramics, many in high-fired or celadon glazes, are much lesser known.
—text from Nordic Cool (Feb 2015)