VINTAGE SCANDINAVIAN FAJANCE TENERA PLATTER BY DANISH STUDIO ROYAL COPENHAGEN

VINTAGE DANISH SQUARE FORMED DISH FROM THE SCANDINAVIAN STUDIO OF ROYAL COPENHAGEN

A LOVELY EXAMPLE FROM THE STUDIOS FAJANCE SERIES

THIS BEING A MARIANNE JOHNSON TENERA EXAMPLE AND CARRIES THE ARTISTS INITIALS TO THE REAR

FINISHED IN A BEAUTIFUL FLORAL ABSTRACT DESIGN IN BLUES, WHITE, BLUSH PINK AND A SUBTLE COFFEE TONE

FULL STUDIO MARKS TO THE REAR AS NOTED

MEASURING 174MM SQUARE BY 32MM TALL

SHAPE NUMBER 2383 STAMPED ON THE UNDERSIDE

OFFERED IN EXCELLENT VINTAGE ORDER

CIRCA LATE 1960’S

BORN IN SWEDEN, NILS JOHAN THORVALD THORSSON (1898-1975) BEGAN TO APPRENTICE AT THE ALUMINA STUDIO IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK AT THE AGE OF THIRTEEN

IN 1917 THORSSON GRADUATED FROM THE ROYAL DANISH ACADEMY

EXCELLING AS A DESIGNER HE WENT ON TO BECOME ALUMINA FACTORY’S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR IN 1928, A POST WHICH HE HELD FOR FORTY ONE YEARS

THORSSON WAS THE STUDIOS MOST PROLIFIC DESIGNER WITH A KEEN EYE FOR TALENT

WHEN ALUMINA PURCHASED ROYAL COPENHAGEN IN 1949, THORSSON TOOK OVER THERE AS WELL AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, LEADING A TEAM OF ULTRA-TALENTED DESIGNERS

THE TENERA DESIGN TEAM CONSISTED OF BERTE JESSEN, INGE LISE-KOEFOED, MARIANNE JOHNSON, KARI CHRISTENSEN, BETHE BREYEN, GRETE HELLAND-HANSEN & JOHANNE GERBER

MOD 22A

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