Gunnar Nylund White Stoneware Vase, c. 1950
Gunnar Nylund White Stoneware Vase, c. 1950
Gunnar Nylund White Stoneware Vase, c. 1950
Gunnar Nylund White Stoneware Vase, c. 1950
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Gunnar Nylund White Stoneware Vase, c. 1950

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DETAILS:

Large midcentury stoneware vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand. Finished in matte eggshell glaze and curved geometric pattern. Handmade in Sweden in the 1950s.


MARKINGS:

Incised R for Rörstrand with three crowns and Sweden. Also marked with artist initials GN.


DIMENSIONS:

  • Height:  23 cm  /  9 in.
  • Width:  17 cm  /  6.6 in.
  • Depth:  14 cm  /  5.5 in.
  • Weight:  1,3 kg  /  2.9 lbs.

CONDITION:

Very good vintage condition. No chips, cracks or crazing. 


ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Gunnar Nylund (1914-1997) was a Danish-Swedish ceramic designer and potter and was best known as the artistic director at Rörstrand. In the 1920s he studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He gave up his studies and went on to work at Danish porcelain factory Bing & Grøndahl. In 1930 Nylund and Danish potter Nathalie Krebs launched SAXBO stoneware to great acclaim, the same year Nylund was recruited to Rörstrand. Gunnar Nylund is one of the most celebrated ceramic artists of his time and is represented in museums and collections around the world.