Ceramics, Axel Salto
Sung glazed bowl in budded style by Axel Salto
This stoneware bowl modelled in budded style by Axel Salto (1898-1961) is decorated with Sung glaze with blue elements.
It is signed Salto, 20680. Royal Copenhagen. Denmark and was made in 1963.H. 6 cm. (1,97") W. 10 cm (4")
Sold products, Axel Salto
SOLD - Stoneware lamp modelled with fluted patterns by Axel Salto
This stoneware lamp by Axel Salto (1898-1961) is modelled with fluted patterns and is decorated with Sung glaze with blue and green elements.
The lamp is signed Salto, 21491. Royal Copenhagen. Denmark.
H. incl. shade fitting 53 cm. (20,9")
H. without socket 31 cm. (12,2")
W. approx. 15 cm. (5,9")
Ceramics, Kähler, Nils Kähler
Partially glazed stoneware vase by Nils KählerThis large partially glazed stoneware vase with a striking blue glaze by Nils Kähler (1906-1979) was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1960s. The vase is incised ‘HAK, Denmark’ monogram and signed Nils. H. 38 cm. (14,96")
Ceramics, Kähler, Nils Kähler
Partially glazed turquoise vase by Nils KählerThis large vase by Nils Kähler (1906-1979) of partially glazed stoneware has a striking turquoise glaze. It was manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark in the 1950s. The vase is incised ‘HAK, Denmark’ monogram and signed by Nils Kähler.
Stoneware dish with dark blueish glaze for L. HjorthThis stoneware dish with beautiful deep blue glaze was manufactured at L. Hjorth Terracottafabrik in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark founded by Lauritz Hjorth (1834-1912). Many grand artist were connected to L. Hjorth Terracottafabrik and created designs for the company, among others the Danish painters Holger Drachmann and Kristian Zahrthmann. After the death of founder Lauritz Hjorth in 1912 his two sons took over and the company is still today in the hands of Hjorth descendants.
Ceramics, Jens Thirslund
Rare earthenware vase with gold leaf by Jens ThirslundThis rare earthenware vase by Jens Thirslund (1892-1942) manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1920s. It is glazed with sapphire blue, emerald green, white luster and 24-carat gold leaf. The vase has the ‘HAK, Danmark’ monogram incised. In 1875, Herman August Kähler began experimenting with metallic glazes together with the pottery’s artistic director Karl Hansen Reistrup. Kähler and Reistrup achieved recognition at the Great Nordic Exhibition in 1888 held in Copenhagen and the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris. This vase by ceramist Jens Thirslund is a further development of the pottery’s technique with metallic glazes. Similar models to this vase were presented at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1925. H. 10,5 cm. (4,14")
Illums Bolighus, Tables
Foldable games table of rosewood for Illums BolighusThis elegant games table of rosewood folds to half/double size. It has a tabletop with decorative blue toned tiles in the corners and brass fittings. The table was executed ca. in the 1950-1960s. for luxury department store Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has the tag of ILLUMS BOLIGHUS KØBENHAVN on the back. H. 74 cm. (29,2") L. 42/84 cm. (16,5"/33") W. 85 cm. (33,5")
Ceramics, Kähler, Nils Kähler
Set of seven turquoise stoneware flowerpots by Nils KählerThis set of seven stoneware flowerpots designed by Nils Kähler (1906-1979) are glazed in a turquoise blue. They were executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1950s. The flowerpots are incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram. H. 12,5 cm. (4,92") W. 15 cm. (5,91")
Ceramics, Herman A. Kähler, Kähler
Cow-horn technique decorated vase with blue flowers by Herman A. KählerThis smaller earthenware vase is decorated with blue flowers on creme ground using a cow-horn to apply the glaze - a technique developed at Herman A. Kähler, Denmark where the vase was executed. It is incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
Ceramics, Thorvald Bindesbøll
Vase with gold plated silverplate mount by Thorvald BindesbøllThis important vase with a gold plated silverplate mount was designed by Thorvald Bindesbøll (1846-1908) and executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, around 1900. The neck has repoussé ornaments in the Scandinavian arts and crafts style (skønvirke) and is marked TB. The body has cow-horn applied bold and saturated blue and brown enamels. The case is incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram. H. 21 cm. (8.25") W. 17,8 cm. (7")
Large cream coloured vase with light blue stripes by KählerThis large cream colored ceramic vase with light blue stripes was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. The vase has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised. H. 40 cm (15,7 in.) W. 22 cm (8,6 in.)
Günther Praschak, Ceramics
Very large dark grey stoneware vase with soft blue hints by Günther PraschakThis very large stoneware vase by Austrian potter Günther Praschak (1940-2015) has a dark brown, almost black glaze with blue hints, rounded corners and a lipped opening. The 41 cm tall and 18 cm wide vase was executed in the late 1960s in limited edition by Knabstrup Keramik, Denmark. It is signed with the artist's monogram and stamped by Knabstrup.
Günther Praschak was born in Vienna in 1940 and became a trained ceramist in the same city in 1963. The year after he travelled to Denmark and was hired at Knabstrup Keramik. Whilst there he worked closely with the artistic leader Johannes Hansen and the German ceramist Dietlinde Hein.
Praschak returned to Austria in 1970 and became a tutor at the art academy in Linz. From 1973 to 2004 he was a professor at Universität für Künstlerische und Industrielle Gestaltung in Linz.
Large white table lamp with horizontal blue stripes by KählerThis large table lamp has horizontal blue stripes on a creamy background. The lamp was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised. H. including top 50 cm. (19,7")
Sold products, Michael Andersen
Large blue table lamp with pierced leaf pattern for Michael Andersen StonewareThis large table lamp of blue glazed ceramics with pierced leaf pattern was executed by Michael Andersen Stoneware ca. in the 1930’s. The lamp has the Michael Andersen monogram depicting three fish in a triangular coat of arms – the city arms of Rønne in Bornholm, Denmark. H. 34 cm. (13,4") H. incl. lamp top 55,5 cm. (21,9")
Kaj Gottlob, Seating
Very rare three-seater sofa of nut wood by Kaj GottlobThis very rare three-seater sofa was designed in 1930 by Kaj Gottlob (1887-1976). It has a frame of nut wood. The seat, back and sides are upholstered with blue fabric. This example executed 1933 by master cabinetmaker A. J. Iversen. Denmark. Copy of receipt from A. J. Iversen included. Exhibited: The present model was exhibited at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' 4th Guild Exhibition, Teknologisk Instituts Udstillingslokaler, Copenhagen, stand 4A, Oct. 11. – Oct. 26. 1930. Exhibition Designer: Magnus Læssøe Stephensen. Literature: Grete Jalk, ed., 40 years of Danish furniture design: the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibitions 1927-1966; Dansk møbelkunst gennem 40 aar: Københavns Snedkerlaugs møbeludstillinger 1927-1966, Copenhagen, 1987, Volume 1, pp. 78-79, ill. p. 79.
H. 81 cm. (31,9")
L. 200 cm. (78,75")
D. 79 cm. (31,1")
Bjørn Wiinblad, Tables
Rare coffee table with 21 decorative tiles by Bjørn WiinbladThis rare coffee table designed by Danish multi-artist Bjørn Wiinblad (1918-2006) has 21 decorative hand-painted tiles on top. The tabletop frame is of Brazilian rosewood. Legs are made in bronze. The table was made in the early 1960s for luxury department store Illum Bolighus. It has a plaque from Illum Bolighus under the tabletop. H. 49,5 cm. (19,5”) L. 94 cm. (37”) W. 42 cm. (16,5”)