Designer: Nils Thorsson
Manufacturer: Royal Copenhagen
Materials: Fajance [Faience] – a type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic
Country of Origin: Denmark
Dimensions: 4.25” H x 2.5” D x 2.5” W
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.