RARE Søholm wallhanging Rare to find piece by Gerd Hiort Petersen! This stunning wall plaque is by Danish ceramist Gerd Hiort Petersen (1937-) and is one of her very first pieces for the famous Søholm pottery on the Danish island Bornholm. It has an almost sculptural surface showing two women with a huge plant in the middle - probably a kind of fertility motif.It´s from the 1960s and the vibrant blue glaze is so typical for Søholm pieces from this period. It´s the same blue as also in known from Einar Johansens Blue Series. But here it´s even more vivid because of the very structured surface. Very good used condition One small glaze loss at outer rim, right side bottom - see image Otherwise no chips, cracks, crazing or repairs height: 10.2 inches / 26 cm width: 12.6 inches / 32 cm depth: 1.6 inch / 4 cm weight: 3025g + wrapping About the artist Gerd Hiorth Petersen was born on the island Bornholm and was the first female potter apprentice on Bornholm when she came to Michael Andersen & Sons pottery in 1954. She studied a couple of years at Akademie für angewandte Kunst in Vienna, Austria and also a couple of years at the Danish School of Arts & Crafts in Copenhagen.
She has worked for Royal Copenhagen and Søholm Pottery. From 1973 she has run her own ceramic studio together with her husband Hans Munck Andersen on Bornholm. Just also mention your destination.
We hope you enjoy your visit in our store. We will list new interesting items regularily. We are happy to try to find it for you. The item "RARE Soholm Denmark Danish Art Pottery wall hanging tile Gerd Hiort Petersen" is in sale since Monday, September 8, 2014.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Scandinavian Pottery". The seller is "danish-mood" and is located in Aarhus C, default. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.