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Ceramic Fish

circa 1950
Limited edition
SIZE:5.5 INCHES TALL /6.5 INCHES LONG

Description

GUNNAR NYLUND

MAKER:RORSTRAND

ORIGIN OF COUNTRY:SWEDEN

TYPE:FISH

PERIOD:1950's

ERA:MCM

SIZE:5.5 INCHES TALL /6.5 INCHES LONG

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Inscriptions

Rorstrand , GN, SWEDEN

About Gunnar Nylund

Gunnar Nylund was a Swedish ceramic designer since the 1930s, best known as the artistic director of Rörstrand, was already a well-established ceramic artist in Denmark first at the Bing & Grøndahl Porcelain factory in Copenhagen 1925-28. Later, in 1928, in collaboration with chemist Nathalie Krebs, he started a ceramics workshop, which became Saxbo in 1930, which kept making his stoneware until 1932. Nylund worked for Rörstrand from 1931–1955, the majority of the time as artistic director. He became well known for his new matte feldspar glazed stoneware in hare’s fur and crystal glazes and for his stoneware animal sculptures. Over five decades, Nylund crafted some 30 reliefs and sculptures commissioned for public spaces. Moreover, in the 1940s he was commissioned to do several freelance projects, including designing bathroom fixtures and interiors for the Swedish bathroom manufacturer Ifö. He also designed a number of products for refrigerator use. From 1955, he was artistic director for Strömbergshyttans glassworks in Hovmantorp, and later freelanced for the company. In the early 1960s, Nylund returned to Copenhagen. There he started producing stoneware for Nymölle Keramiska Fabrik in Lyngby. After a change of ownership at Rörstrand in the mid-1960s, he re-turned to Nymölle as a freelancer, producing a more industrial class type of stoneware.

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Zanlando Gunnar Nylund ! Jadore ! effectivement un beau poisson !
Jan 9, 2018, 9:31 PM
SEAN68 Thankyou ALIBABA !!
Sep 26, 2017, 7:43 PM
ALIBABA Magnifique ce poisson !
Sep 25, 2017, 5:58 PM
FDB Whaoou Beautiful Fish ! Welcome to 3DG !
Sep 6, 2017, 6:42 PM
SEAN68 Thankyou FDB!!
Sep 6, 2017, 6:42 PM