Vase with hammered body, with intertwined tendrils and birds
  • Date Unknown
  • Place of Origin Oslo, Norway
  • Creator N. M. Thune

This wonderful late art nouveau vase, a presentation piece, was made in 1925 by the N.M. Thune firm in Oslo. It has a hammered body, with intertwined tendrils and birds in repoussé around the upper portion of the vase, and a band of acanthus in relief around the lower portion.

The N. M. Thune firm was founded in 1857 by Nilius Martinius Thune. The firm is still in existence today.

Inscription: Fra spareskillingsbanken [til] Hoiestereassessor E. Hagerup Bull 23 Januar 1925 [From the savings bank to Supreme Court Judge E. Hagerup Bull.]

Marks: Thune

  • Materials Silver
  • Dimensions height: 12.5 inches; diameter: 5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1978.094.006 - Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Storm Bull