'Marselis' Porcelain Bowl by Nils Thorsson for Aluminia - Royal Copenhagen (Circa 1960s)
Mid-century modern 'Marselis' series porcelain low bowl by Nils Thorsson for Aluminia - Royal Copenhagen, Denmark, (circa 1960s). In a luscious mahogany brown - in very good vintage condition commensurate with age. Marked: 'Marselis Denmark', production model 2635. Short video of the item is available upon request.
About the Designer: Nils Johan Thorvald Thorsson (1898 -1975) was a Swedish-Danish ceramist, silversmith, painter and cartoonist. In 1917 Thorsson graduated from the Royal Danish Academy. He excelled as a designer and went onto become Aluminia Factory's Artistic Director in 1928, a post which he held for forty one years! Thorsson was the factory's most prolific designer with a keen eye for talent. When Aluminia purchased Royal Copenhagen in 1949, Thorsson took over there as well as Artistic Director, leading a team of ultra-talented designers.
H 4 cm
W 18.3 cm
L 18.3 cm