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Axel Salto (1889-1961) Denmark

Danish painter, graphic designer and writer, famous for his ceramic designs. Saltos ceramics are characterised by their shapes and his inspiration from the plant kingdom as well as his use of Chinese and classic glazing in sober colors. He spent most of his career working for Royal Copenhagen.


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Axel Salto 'sprouting' and 'budding' vases

An exquisite example of Danish ceramic design was sent through the appraisal service, in the form of this beautiful vase, very possibly by Axel Salto. Acclaimed and collected in his native country, Salto pieces have grown to become sought after auction items since his death in 1961.

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