Thorsson Nils
Thorsson Nils
Thorsson Nils
Thorsson Nils
Thorsson Nils
Thorsson Nils
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  •  Thorsson Nils (1898-1975)

Nils Thorsson is a Swedish - Danish ceramist and artist. Graduating from the Royal Danish Academy in 1917, he was appointed Artistic Director of Alumina ten years later. Thorsson will hold that post for forty-one years (1928-1969), as well as the artistic director of Royal Copenhagen from 1949. His style varied greatly thematically, from the naturalistic featuring birds, fish, and butterfly motifs, to the abstract and geometric. 
Aluminia pottery works was established in Copenhagen in 1863. In 1882, the owners of Aluminia purchased Royal Copenhagen factory. The factories were operated independently under their respective trade names until 1969, when the use of the Aluminia name was ended.

 

    • "Solbjerg"
    • A faience vase decorated with circle shaped pattern in relief and red/brown glaze
    • 1940s
    • Manufactured and marked by Aluminia, 1577
    • H 32,5 cm