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
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.