Offered by: L'Art De Vivre
978 Lexington Ave. (71/72) New York City, NY 10021 , United States Call Seller 212.734.3510


Exceptional and Rare Royal Copenhagen Vessel ca. 1950

$ 12,000
  • Description
    An extraordinary monumental lidded urn in Royal Copenhagen crackle ware, richly embellished with paintings of sea life by the great porcelain artist Olsen Thorkild. Gold glazed highlights. Beautiful bronze lid with cast cockle shell handle, by Royal Copenhagen sculptor Knud Anderson. An exceptionally rare piece, both in its truly monumental scale and in its elaborate and elegant decorative scheme.
    Denmark, ca.1950.
    Makers marks and artists' signature on base of vase and on lid.
    20 H x 14.5 W x 12 D
    Perfect for a beach house
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Denmark
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Crackled ceramic
    Condition: Good. Consistent with age and use
    Creation Date: 1950
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century, Scandinavian Modern
    Patterns: Beach/Nautical, Handmade, Modern, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 300231
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.5 in; H. 20 in; D. 12 in;
    W. 36.83 cm; H. 50.8 cm; D. 30.48 cm;
Message from Seller:

Established on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1989, L'Art de Vivre champions pioneering French and Italian midcentury design, with an emphasis on exceptional and distinctive lighting. Its carefully selected collection spans the postwar period to the present day, highlighting rare and exciting masterpieces by Fontana Arte, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Gio Ponti, Venini, Veronese, Stilnovo, Dominique, Jacques Adnet, Maxime Old, and Genet Michon, as well as collaborations with contemporary designers

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