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

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  • Provenance

    Freeforms, New York

  • Literature

    Axel Salto, Salto's Keramick, Copenhagen, 1930, n.p. for a similar example
    Axel Salto, Salto's Træsnit, Copenhagen, 1940, pp. 28-29 for a woodblock print of a whimsical forest scene of deer and fawn

  • Catalogue Essay

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


Unique cylindrical pot with whimsical forest scene of deer and fawn

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in) high
Produced by Royal Copenhagen, Denmark. Stamp under the glaze with painted blue wave mark, incised in the body 'SALTO' and '19 / 6 1941'.

£2,500 - 3,500 ‡ ♠

Sold for £6,875

Important Nordic Design

27 September 2012