Designer: Nils Thorsson
Manufacturer: Royal Copenhagen
Materials: Fajance [Faience] – a type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic
Country of Origin: Denmark
Dimensions: 8.25” H x 4” D x 6” wide
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.