Axel Johann Salto - Important Nordic Design London Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Antik, New York

  • Exhibited

    'Forces of Nature: Axel Salto: Ceramics & Drawings', Antik, New York, 28 October–18 November, 1999

  • Literature

    Axel Salto, Den Spirende Stil, Copenhagen, 1949, illustrated p. 48
    Forces of Nature: Axel Salto: Ceramics & Drawings, exh. cat., Antik, New York, 1999, illustrated p. 11
    Pierre Lübecker, Salto, Copenhagen, 1952, n.p.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips de Pury & Company wish to thank Kim Hostler of Hostler Burrows for her assistance with the cataloguing of this important collection.


'Fruit-shaped' vase

circa 1948
Stoneware, Sung glaze.
24.5 cm (9 5/8 in) high
Produced by Royal Copenhagen, Denmark. Painted under the glaze with blue wave mark, incised in the body 'SALTO'.

£8,000 - 12,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £23,750

Important Nordic Design

27 September 2012