Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand
Large vase with handle, ca. 1940’s
Hare’s fur glaze
29 cm ( 11.42 in )
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.