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Gunnar Nylund

(Sweden, 1904-1997)
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.
Gunnar Nylund, 'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.

'Saint George and the Dragon', a monumental stoneware sculpture, Rörstrand, Sweden, mid 1900s.

Glazed in green hues, signed by the base NYLUND R and possibly a date (blurred), height ca 86 cm, length ca 90 cm, width ca 60 cm.

Some minor firing cracks, a couple of these have been filled when manufactured.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

40 000 - 60 000 SEK

3 750 - 5 630 EUR

3 600 - 5 390 USD

Hammer price: 
175 000 SEK
Literature

Petter Eklund, 'Gunnar Nylund, konstnär och industriformgivare', Historiska Media 2017, compare the model illustrated p 102.

More information

In 1943 Gunnar Nylund executed a sculpture, S:t Göran och draken (Saint George and the dragon) that was shown at Rörstrand's exhibition at the National Museum in Stockholm.

Purchasing info
Image rights

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For condition report contact specialist
Camilla Behrer
Stockholm
Camilla Behrer
Head of Design / Head of Modern Decorative Art and Design
+46 (0)708 92 19 77