Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Germanic Ceramics

A trio of creamy colored studio pottery from mid-century Germany. Each a study in simplicity (not unlike the contemporary works of Ted Muehling) but, certainly more dynamic as a group. The tallest is from an acclaimed factory which still produces fine housewares today called Villeroy & Boch. The white spherical vase is by Ernst Loesche. The third, and by far my favorite, is incised but indecipherable. Perhaps the unique flattened shape might someday help identify the maker of this unique German vase.
9", 6", 2"

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