'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")
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.
Vase decorated with green and red luster glaze by Herman A. Kähler
This elegant earthenware vase decorated with green and red luster glaze was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1910s.
The vase has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
H. 19 cm. (7,5")
W. 19 cm. (7,5")
Grey glazed vase with shades of blue by Preben Herluf Gottschalk-Olsen
This smaller stoneware vase was designed by Preben Herluf Gottschalk-Olsen (1915-1968) and executed by Stogo Stoneware in Mørkøv, Denmark ca. in the early 1960s.
Stogo Stoneware was previously known as Mørkøv Keramikfabrik which was founded in the 1940s by Peter Hansen, a ceramist which had trained at Knabstrup Keramikfabrik
The vase has a greyish glaze with shades of blue.
It has the model number 406 STOGO incised.
H. 11,5 cm. (4,6")
W. 8.5 cm. (3,3")