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

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  • Provenance

    Gansevoort Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    Axel Salto, 'Salto's Keramick' Copenhagen, 1930, n.p. for a woodblockprint of a similar example
    Axel Salto, Kusai's Handelser, Copenhagen, 1934, n.p. for a woodblock print of branches, fruit and nesting birds

  • Catalogue Essay

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


Vase with appliqués in the form of branches, fruit and nesting birds

Stoneware, Sung and Solfatara glazes.
32.8 cm (12 7/8 in) high
Produced by Royal Copenhagen, Denmark. Crown and 'ROYAL COPENHAGEN DENMARK' stamp in green under the glaze with painted blue wave mark and '20250', incised in the body 'SALTO' and 'X'.

£18,000 - 25,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £37,250

Important Nordic Design

27 September 2012