Nils Thorsson Royal Copenhagen Small Baca Fish Vase with Neck


Designer: Nils Thorsson

Manufacturer: Royal Copenhagen

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

Country of Origin: Denmark

Date: 1969-1974

Dimensions: 5.25” H x 4” D x 2.5” 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. He often created patterns from abstracted fowl and, in this case, fish.