Axel Salto Vase
Axel Salto (1989-1961)
A large conical shaped stoneware vase molded with ears of rye in relief.
Decorated with blue and brown glaze.
Signed 'Salto' and numbered, 39. Manufactured at Saxbo in 1939.
Provenance: Acquired by the current owner's grandfather who knew Axel Salto personally. Given to the current owner's parents in 1947. Thence by descent within
Literature: "Axel Salto - Master of Stoneware", CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art
Denmark. Ill. in model register p. 185, #371 however as a Royal Copenhagen piece
listed with design year 1949.
H: 34 cm., Diam. 40 cm., Inner diam. of mouth 8 cm.