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Knud Basse

Knud Basse Figurine

Knud Basse (1916-1991)

Knud Basse was a Dansish Ceramicist known for his very popular small figures of animals with finely processed matte or “haresfur” glazes.

He was associated with several makers including Michael Andersen & Sons, but his best work came from his workshop in Teglkas-Ronne (on the island of Bornholm Denmark) .

Knud also produced pieces for Danish pottery Palshus.

I have had some of the delightful figurines by Knud in the first few images below: Knud Basse Figurine Knud Basse Figurine

Knud Base Cypher

Knud Base Cypher

Recently I discovered a delightful small form , out of Knud Basse’s own studio on Bornholm, which has a thorn like design and a wonderfully coloured glaze:

Knud Basse Own Studio Vase

Knud Basse Own Studio Vase

The “thorned” design above is similar to a very striking series of larger forms with thorns, which Knud created for Michael Andersen & Sons. These are highly valued, prized pieces to collectors.

Knud Basse for Michael Andersen

Knud Basse for Michael Andersen – Photo via Lauritz.com DK

Figurines by Knud Basse seem to pop up reasonably frequently. I found this delightful group on Lauritz.com website Denmark.

Knud Basse Figurines

Knud Basse Figurines – photo via Lauritz.com

 

 

 

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