Danish Modern Deco

Pair of Michael Andersen Danish Modern Stoneware Vases with Art Deco Horse Bas Relief (LEO Design)

One usually thinks of Art Deco existing between the Wars—starting in the mid-Twenties and peaking in the Thirties.  But the movement had a very long tail.  Think of all those movie houses and home appliances and automobiles that were built well into the 1950's.  Art Deco was popular and durable and its influence extended well after the Second World War.

The vases above were made in the 1950's by Michael Andersen and Sons on the Danish Baltic island of Bornholm.  While Modernist, they bear a strong Art Deco flavor.  Crisply-cast horses frolic in a field of stylized flowers and foliage.  Please click on the photo above to learn more about them.


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