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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Copenhagen (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1926 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nielsen, Jais, born 1885 - died 1961 (designer)
    Royal Copenhagen (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with turquoise glaze, cast

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the maker

  • Museum number:

    C.115-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 3

Physical description

Stoneware vase of rectangular form tapering towards the base and with short neck, decorated with relief figures of four evangelists, covered with turquoise glaze.

Place of Origin

Copenhagen (manufactured)

Date

1926 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Nielsen, Jais, born 1885 - died 1961 (designer)
Royal Copenhagen (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with turquoise glaze, cast

Marks and inscriptions

Three wavy lines, the artist's symbol and 'Jaïs 17-10-26'
Incised and painted in brown

Indistinct marks
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 22.8 cm

Descriptive line

Vase depicting the four Evangelists, cast stoneware, designed by Jaïs Nielsen, made by Royal Copenhagen, Denmark, 1926.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 40 p. ISBN 1851770712.

Labels and date

Vase depicting the four Evangelists
Designed by Jaïs Nielsen, made by Royal Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark 1926
Marks: three wavy lines, the artist's symbol and 'Jaïs 17-10-26' incised and painted in brown indistinct marks incised
Stoneware, cast

C.115-1931 Given by the maker [16/07/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Glaze

Techniques

Cast; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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