Vase with gold plated silverplate mount by Thorvald Bindesbøll
This 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 dish decorated with serpentine flowers for Michael Andersen Stoneware
This large earthenware dish was executed at Michael Andersen Stoneware in Rønne, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It is decorated with serpentine flowers and glazed in white and light green.
The monogram depicting three fish in a triangular coat of arms - the city arms of Rønne in Bornholm, Denmark is incised on the back of the dish.
Black and turquoise glazed vase by Svend Hammershøi
This earthenware vase designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948) is decorated with black and turquoise green double glaze.
It was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
The vase has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
H. 13 cm. (5 1/8")
'Oldnordic' terracotta evaporator by Michael Andersen
This impressive ‘Oldnordic’ urn / evaporator of terracotta by Michael Andersen (1859-1931) was executed around 1900.
The urn / evaporator is lacquered with an antique bronze. It is to be placed on top of a tiled stove where the content of water was then evaporated to compensate for the otherwise dry climate in a tiled stove.
The evaporator is richly decorated with Old Nordic motifs like dragons, runes, shields and ancient ornaments. The runes are the names of the legendary Nordic hero Regnar Lodbrog and his wife, Tora Borgarhjort.
Similar model is a part of the Michael Andersen exhibition at Bornholm Museum, Denmark.
Literature: Rønne Byarkiv. Michael Andersen: 'Terracotta- und Majolokawaren - Export Katalog 1910', Planche 5, nr. 473.
H. 18 cm. (7")
W. 32 cm (12,6")