1 of 6 images

Midcentury Ceramic Ashtray by Ellen Malmer for Royal Copenhagen

About

Fun and rare midcentury ceramic ashtray in brown, ivory and gold glaze by Ellen Malmer for Royal Copenhagen, circa 1960s. The piece is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Measures: 5" in diameter and 2.25" high.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.25 in. x Dm 5 in.

    H 5.72 cm x Dm 12.7 cm

  • Diameter
    5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Seller location
    San Diego, CA
  • Reference number
    LU93669208501

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Royal Copenhagen (Maker)

Producers of the finest in Danish porcelain, Royal Copenhagen is a company steeped in tradition. Its celebrated blue-and-white china patterns as well as its famed hallmark depicting the royal crown and three waves—symbolizing the monarch who founded the company and the three major waterways of Denmark—are emblems of master craftsmanship.


     Royal Copenhagen was founded in 1775 by Queen Juliane Marie. Years earlier, after the death of her husband, King Frederick V, Juliane’s stepson ascended the throne. Shortly into his reign, he went insane, and the Queen became the head of Denmark and its small empire. She sought to improve Denmark’s economy and founded factories around the country to promote domestic growth and international trade. Royal Copenhagen was one of the first of these. Royal Copenhagen first made dinnerware and vases with blue-and-white motifs inspired by Chinese porcelain, then the rage in aristocratic Europe. Many of these designs are still made today.


     Apart from its classic patterns, Royal Copenhagen has adapted to the changing styles of time and appeals to many different tastes. Their prolific body of work includes Rococo-style porcelain statues that incorporate stylistic floral patterns in an Art Nouveau style, as well as modern vases by such noted 20th century Danish ceramists as Axel Salto. Whether used for special occasions or displayed as part of a design collection, Royal Copenhagen pieces represent a legacy of the highest quality.

About the Seller

Top Seller
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2012
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in San Diego, CA
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Midcentury Ceramic Ashtray by Bitossi for Raymo...
Bitossi
Italian Ashtrays
Ceramic
Beautiful colors and glaze on this unique large ashtray. Made in Italy, circa 1950s by Bitossi for Raymor.
Midcentury Atomic California Pottery Ashtray by...
Sascha Brastoff
American Ashtrays
Pottery
A large atomic design, California Pottery vase by the celebrated designer Sascha Brastoff, circa 1960s. A rare piece that is hand-painted and signed by Brastoff. Imprinted logo and h...
Midcentury Ceramic Lidded Box or Humidor by Nil...
Royal Copenhagen, Nils Thorsson
Danish Decorative Boxes
Gorgeous ceramic lidded box or humidor from Nils Thorsson's Baca series for Royal Copenhagen, circa 1960s. This rare piece is in excellent condition and is signed and numbered (706 /...
Massive Yellow Glass "Leo the Lion" Zodiac Asht...
Blenko
American Ashtrays
Glass
Massive and very heavy yellow glass "Leo the Lion" zodiac sign ashtray by Blenko, circa 1960s. Very impressive piece in excellent condition with no chips or cracks.
You May Also Like
Royal Copenhagen Danish Midcentury Faience Tabl...
Royal Copenhagen, Ellen Malmer
Danish Table Lamps
Faience
Rare hand-painted Danish Mid-Century Modern faience sculptural table lamp by designer Ellen Malmer for Royal Copenhagen. Bone white faience decorated with an organic pattern of light...
Vintage BACA Fajence Plates by Ellen Malmer for...
Royal Copenhagen, Ellen Malmer
Danish Ceramics
Ceramic
This set of three flower plates crafted by the artist Ellen Malmer for Royal Copenhagen. They feature a brown/yellow flower pattern with a white background. Ellen Malmer is one of th...
Vintage Royal Copenhagen Faience Dish by Ellen ...
Royal Copenhagen
European Ceramics
Ceramic
A stylish Royal Copenhagen faience dish designed by Ellen Malmer of shallow rounded form the centre decorated with stylized stems with buds in yellow and brown glazes on a white grou...
Gunnar Nylund Midcentury Ceramic Ashtray for Rö...
Gunnar Nylund, Rörstrand
Swedish Ashtrays
Ceramic
Midcentury ceramic ashtray by Swedish designer Gunnar Nylund for Rörstrand. The ashtray is in very good vintage condition. This item will be available in our new Los Angeles showroo...
Aldo Londi Ceramic Ashtray for Bitossi Sahara P...
Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Italian Ashtrays
Ceramic
Aldo Londi ash-tray manufactured by Bitossi in the 1950s. The ash-tray has the same texture and impressed design as the more familiar Rimini blue series. But this item has a wonderfu...
Midcentury Set by Leerdam Three Ashtrays and Sm...
Glasfabriek Leerdam
Dutch Vases
Crystal
Midcentury set by Leerdam three ashtrays and small vase Measure: Vase 10 x 12 cm, ashtrays 8.5 cm.
Ashtray in Leather and Ceramic by Longchamp Paris
Longchamp
French Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche
Ceramic, Leather
Ashtray in leather and ceramic by Longchamp Paris.
Bullseye Ashtray by La Gardo Tackett for Schmid...
La Gardo Tackett
Japanese Ashtrays
Ceramic
Porcelain ashtray designed by La Gardo Tackett (1911-1992). Best known as the head designer for Architectural Pottery, in Los Angeles, California.

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries