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 Træsnit, Copenhagen, 1940, woodblock print of appliqué design p. 31
    Axel Salto, Den Spirende Stil, Copenhagen, 1949, for a similar example on p. 83

  • 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 'Living Stones' motif

Stoneware, Solfatara glaze.
39 cm (15 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', 'X' and impressed with 'N'.

£14,000 - 18,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £15,000

Important Nordic Design

27 September 2012