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")
'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")
Collection of black and grey glazed earthenware by Svend Hammershøi
This black and grey double glazed earthenware bowl, vase and candlestick holders were designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948).
They were executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
The pieces are incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
Bowl: H. 12,5 cm. (4,92"), W. 14 cm. (5,51")
Vase: H. 14 cm. (5,51")
Pair of small candlesticks: H. 4,5 cm. (1,77"), W. 8 cm. (3,15")
Larger candlestick: H. 4,5 cm. (1,77"), W. 12,5 cm. (4,92")