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Stoneware marble glaze vase designed by Thora Hjorth for L. Hjorth, Bornholm, Denmark. Incised: L. Hjorth.

Thora Hjorth is the daughter of Laurits Hjorth (founder of the company L. Hjorth. She was a trained painter, and has been responsible for a large part of the artistic development at Hjorth. The vase is from the late 1920s, and is decorated with the so-called Marble glaze. The decoration and technique of these vases are inspired by Japanese and Chinese ceramics. The Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøj was a great source of inspiration, and so was the American / English painter Whistler's dreamy and diffuse images, which had a great influence in Europe. 

Height: 7 inches (18 cm). Width: 5 inches (13 cm).
The vase is in excellent condition, but please note the glaze has a missing spot from the firing (see picture)

Thora Hjorth, L. Hjorth, Denmark. Stoneware Vase, Marble Glaze,

SKU: 1679-323
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