Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand Sweden Pitcher Vase Handled Jug GN ARL Scandinavian pottery midcentury
Pitcher vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand Sweden.
Model ARL. Ca 1960s.
Brown haresfur glaze with fine stripes.
On verso marked with the Rörstrand hallmark, GN (for Gunnar Nylund) Sweden and ARL
Excellent used condition
No chips, cracks, crazing or repairs. A few minor bubble blisters.
height: 20,3 cm (8")
weight: approx 400g + wrapping
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Gunnar Nylund (1904-97) was a famous Finnish-Swedish artist working with ceramic and glass.
He worked at Bing & Grøndahl in a short period from 1926-28 just before he established Saxbo together with Nathalie Krebs 1928-31. In 1931 he came to Rörstrand in Sweden and became shortly after their artistic leader. He stayed there until 1955 and also made several freelance works. From 1955 he was artistic leader at Strömbergshyttans Glasbruk.