'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.
40 000 - 60 000 SEK
3 750 - 5 630 EUR
3 600 - 5 390 USD
Petter Eklund, 'Gunnar Nylund, konstnär och industriformgivare', Historiska Media 2017, compare the model illustrated p 102.
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.
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