Nils Thorsson Large Royal Copenhagen Bird Vase



Designer: Nils Thorsson

Manufacturer: Royal Copenhagen

Materials: Fajance [Faience] – a type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic

Country of Origin: Denmark

Date: Early 1970s

Dimensions: 9” H x 3” D x 3” wide

Condition: Excellent

Nils Thorsson’s exacting approach to surface design can be seen in the highly detailed and complex relief pattern on this vase from the BACA series for Royal Copenhagen where he was Artistic Director. His designs on their behalf are considered prime examples of mid-century modernism in ceramic form.