Nils Thorsson Royal Copenhagen BACA Vase


Designer: Nils Thorsson

Manufacturer: Royal Copenhagen

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

Country of Origin: Denmark

Date: 1969-1974

Dimensions: 8.25” H x 4” D x 6” wide

Condition: Excellent

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 which are considered prime examples of mid-century modernism in ceramic form. This vase’s spiky pattern of birds is typical of Thorsson’s “goth” designs.