Ceramic bust designed in 1958 by ceramicist og sculptor Lore Friedrich-Gronau for Karlsruhe Majolika, Germany. Lore Friedrich- Gronau freelanced for Rosenthal from 1939-61, where she was best known for her dancing figures. This woman's head is typically mid century style. Excellent condition. Height: 10.8 inches (27.5 cm). Weight: 1.3 kilos.
Offered is an early large mid-century modern vase made by Spara Keramik in West Germany in the late 1960’s. The handcrafted vase is from the Schamotte series and made of chamotte clay which was used to add the gritty, rough texture called "tooth". This texture when applied to a simple refined shape results in a unique, elegant and understated “brutalist” piece. The vase is 14" tall, measures about 8 3/4" in diameter at the widest point of the body, and weighs about 10 lbs...
Etruscan West Germany pottery pitcher with chariot and horses. This pottery is called fat lave often comes in this bright red orange color. It is in excellent condition, no chips or cracks. It measures 15.5" tall, 10" at its widest including handle, 8" wide without the handle. This pottery is thick and durable. Please call or email if you have questions.
German heavy gray color stoneware Stein, or Tankard, 8" high, 3 1/4" diameter-top rim and 4 1/2" diameter-bottom diameter, with molded design of two(2) men drinking beer beside the seated dog and two(2) smilling women passing by them, in dark blue background. Impressed mark "Germany" and number 2 on the bottom. The condition is good, no damage.
Three German dishes with sprayed decoration in black and brown/orange. Geometric Déco or “functionalist” style, around 1930. Mark to one dish: Made in Germany, Mustersch(utz) = Protected Pattern, and a stamped mark of a traditional workman. Diam: "6 ¾ / 17 cm. Condition: fine.
This attractive Scheurich West German vase measures 12" by 4 1/2" in diameter. On the underside are the numbers 288-30 and W. GERMANY. Excellent condition.
A 1970s vase with striking "Volcanic" or "Lava" glaze (shape 549) made by Scheurch Ceramic, West Germany. Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration. 20cm (8 inches) high.
A decorative 1960’s tile or wall plaque of long-necked giraffes, by Helmut Schäffenacker, Germany (1921-2010), internationally known for his works in various artistic techniques. Signed with model number 476 and Schäffenacker, Ulm/Do(nau), Made in Germany and Handgeformt (hand made). Original sticker. Height: "14 ½ / 36 cm, width: "4 ¾ / 12 cm. Condition: fine.
A hard to find design by Veb Haldensleben. The vase stands an impressive 10.92 inches tall. Impressed on the bottom 3936.
A great modern design pottery vase by W. Germany firm - Scheurich.
Standing 9.16 inches tall and in excellent condition.
Small handled rectangular cache-pot/flower pot and liner by Waechtersbach. The basket-weave of the cache-pot decorated with green dots and a printed flower border in late Art Nouveau style, also running over the handles of the pot. The inner pot left undecorated. Impressed shield mark and printed blue mark "Wächtersbach" and a black printed mark, possibly a year mark for 1923, December. Width including handles: "7 ¼ / 18,5 cm, height: "2 ¼ / 5,5 cm...
Pair of hexagonal fruit or cake plates. Design of stylized red berries and geometrical shapes in grey, pale blue and beige. Impressed shield mark to one plate, triangular stamped mark to both, Dec. 1619 (pattern number) and 39, possibly for 1939. Diam: "7/ 18 cm. Condition: slight wear to the well as seen in photos.
Two interesting German Art Déco pieces from Carstens Uffrecht, c 1930, a small dish/ ashtray and a larger dish. Orange and blue geometric decoration against a mottled white ground, both on stands of distinct, sculptural shape. Diam: 8"/ 20 cm and width of smaller dish: 6”/15 cm. Condition: restored chip to rim on the larger dish at 10 o’clock.
Two Prussian faïence plates from the factory of Oscar Schlegelmilch, Langenwiesen. Lobed shape and painted flower decoration mainly in green, turquoise and blue. Four-leaf clover mark and O.S. impressed, and painter's mark NBh (?) 1935. Diam: 9 ½"/ 24 cm. Condition: a minimal rim ship to one plate as seen on photo.
A German candlestick or candle holder, circular and with a disc-shaped, modernist style handle. Redware, glazed mainly in orange and brown. Relief triangle mark with inscribed arrow for Carstens-Uffrecht, c 1930, and model number 3676. Diam: 4 ¾" /12 cm. Condition: fine.
Fine example of German majolica from Karlsruhe, Germany. Choir girls in three dimensional form measuring about 6" wide by same height. Fine overall crazing to glaze.
A Ceramic Jug, Carstens Tonnieshof, West Germany
The ceramic monumental jug is molded with a panel in relief depicting a general on horseback. The vessel is glazed in a warm brown along with a mat finish of medium to light brown and creamy white. The verso is marked with raised letters “7578-35, W – GERMANY.’
Size: 14 ¼” high
Hummel Little Hiker was first modeled by sculptor Arthur Moeller. It has been withdrawn from U. S. market since 2002.