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Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand
Large vase with handle, ca. 1940’s

Country
Sweden
Colour
Material
Stoneware
Glaze
Finish
Hare’s fur glaze
Height
29 cm ( 11.42 in )
Marking
Incised “Rörstrand R (with three crowns), Nylund”
The amphora is a long, narrow clay container with two handles, sometimes only one, wider at the top than at the base. In Antiquity this container was used especially for storing and transporting olive oil, wine or beer. This shape is a combination of an amphora and more classic pichet.