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

    Ulf Hård af Segerstad, Skandinavische Gebrauchskunst, Stockholm, 1962, p. 25 for a similar example
    Forces of Nature: Axel Salto: Ceramics & Drawings, exh. cat., Antik, New York, 1999,illustrated p. 13


Large ‘Seed pod’ vase

Stoneware, Solfatara glaze.
36.5 cm (14 3/8 in) high
Produced by Royal Copenhagen, Denmark. Crown and 'ROYAL COPENHAGEN DENMARK' stamp in green under the glaze with painted blue wave mark, incised in the body 'SALTO' and '1949'.

£16,000 - 24,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £44,450

Important Nordic Design

27 September 2012