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Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Brussels, BE
Fat lava brown ceramic table lamp.
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
H 34.65 in. Dm 16.54 in.
Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Brussels, BE
Fat lava brown ceramic table lamp.
Category

Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
H 25.6 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Mid-Century Ubelacker Fat Lava Vase
By Ü-Keramik
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Beautiful fat lava vase by Ubelacker Keramik with a sort of geometric pattern.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

  • Mid-Century Ubelacker Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Ubelacker Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Ubelacker Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Ubelacker Fat Lava Vase
H 11.82 in. W 7.88 in. D 4.73 in.
Scheurich Fat Lava Extra Large Vase
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Extra large beautifully decorated fat lava blue and grey vase from the 1970s marked 281-39 W. Germany.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

  • Scheurich Fat Lava Extra Large Vase
  • Scheurich Fat Lava Extra Large Vase
  • Scheurich Fat Lava Extra Large Vase
  • Scheurich Fat Lava Extra Large Vase
H 17 in. W 22 in. D 4 in.
Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
By Dümler & Breiden
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Stunning fat lava hole vase - vibrant orange with crusty thick fat lava glaze in bronze/brown. According to Mark Hill the quality of Dümler & Breiden pieces is very high, and pieces...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
H 8.67 in. W 6.7 in. D 5.12 in.
Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
By Dümler & Breiden
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Stunning fat lava vase - dark and light blue with brown, blue and white fat lava glaze According to Mark Hill the quality of Dümler & Breiden pieces is very high, and pieces are ofte...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
  • Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Fat Lava Vase
H 11.82 in. W 5.91 in. D 5.91 in.
Vintage Flower Fat Lava Base from W.Germany
Located in Sammushi, JP
Flower base made by Scheurich, a ceramic manufacturer founded in West Germany in 1927. Pottery called "Fat Lava" that has been actively made in West Germany since the 1950s. Fat = ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Pottery

  • Vintage Flower Fat Lava Base from W.Germany
  • Vintage Flower Fat Lava Base from W.Germany
  • Vintage Flower Fat Lava Base from W.Germany
  • Vintage Flower Fat Lava Base from W.Germany
H 18.12 in. W 11.03 in. D 8.67 in.
Fat Lava Orange and Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Brussels, BE
Fat lava orange and brown ceramic table lamp.
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

  • Fat Lava Orange and Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Orange and Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Orange and Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Fat Lava Orange and Brown Ceramic Table Lamp
H 28.75 in. W 9.85 in. D 15.75 in.
Fat Lava Vibrant Colored Vases by Scheurich
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Two stunning colored vases from the seventies. Made of ceramic pottery in fat lava optic with abstract flower illustration in very strong colorations of red, blue, orange and green g...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Fat Lava Floor Lamp, 1960s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Mid century ceramic floor lamp 'Fat Lava' made in West Germany. Comes with the original lamp shade. The lamp emits an ambient soft light. Tested and ready for use with a reg...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

  • Vintage Fat Lava Floor Lamp, 1960s
  • Vintage Fat Lava Floor Lamp, 1960s
  • Vintage Fat Lava Floor Lamp, 1960s
  • Vintage Fat Lava Floor Lamp, 1960s
H 51.58 in. Dm 16.54 in.
Small Multi-Coloured Midcentury San-Marino Fat Lava Vase
Located in Berlin, DE
Small Multi-Coloured Midcentury San-Marino Fat Lava Vase A small Italian midcentury ceramic vase, made in San Marino. This stunning little vase is decorated with a sgraffito ladies h...
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Mid-20th Century Sammarinese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vivid Orange and Green Fat Lava Vase, Germany, 1960s
By Scheurich & Greulich Keramik
Located in Kensington, MD
Vivid orange and green fat lava vase, Germany, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Three Mis-Matching Fat Lava Vases, West Germany 1960s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Barcelona, ES
Three mis-matching fat lava vases fabricated in West Germany in the 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Mid-Century Dümler & Breiden Large Fat Lava Pottery Jug
By Dümler & Breiden
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Stunning fat lava vase/jug - the jug is applied with matt thick fat lava glaze in beige and brown. The item has impressed makers marks to the base along with number 1107/26 Accordin...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Roth Keramic Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
By Roth Keramik
Located in Hastings, GB
Roth Keramic vase, 1970s, West Germany Founded in the 1970s by Edmund Roth. The factory was in Ebernhahn at the heart of the West German ceramics industry. It was relatively small ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

  • Roth Keramic Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
  • Roth Keramic Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
  • Roth Keramic Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
  • Roth Keramic Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
H 7.68 in. W 3.55 in. D 3.55 in.
West-Germany Fat Lava Pendant Lamp, 1960's
Located in Lisboa, 11
This pendant lamp was designed and produced in West-Germany, during the 1960's. It is made of ceramic with the Fat Lava technique. This technique refers specifically to a type of thi...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ceramic

E S Keramik Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
By ES Keramik
Located in Hastings, GB
E S Keramik fat lava vase 1921-1974 Good sized vase with Classic red patl shapes to the front and back Great condition Founded in Rheinbach in 1921 by Josef Emons & Söhne. The...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

  • E S Keramik Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
  • E S Keramik Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
  • E S Keramik Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
  • E S Keramik Fat Lava Vase, West Germany
H 11.82 in. W 6.7 in. D 5.91 in.
Large Ceramic Vase, ‘1970’s Fat Lava, Scheurich, West-Germany
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Achterveld, NL
This vase has a beautiful orange fat lava pattern, Scheurich West-Germany, 1970. The inside is glazed. Very good condition. No chips or cracks. Maker Scheurich. Measure: 40cm.  
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Vintage Fat Lava Floor Green Drip-Glazes Germany 1960s
Located in Verviers, BE
Dramatic fat lava floor Vasse in green glazes on a neutral stoneware ground, with a narrow neck, In Good condition Dimensions: Height 45cm, 17.71 inch Width 24 cm, 9.44 inch. ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Ceramic

Vallauris Fat Lava Ceramic Black & Green Ceramic Stem Flower Vase
Located in Miami, FL
French fat lava ceramic stem flower vase with stunning green and black colors and eye catching form. Very good vintage condition, no cracks or chips. Measures: 12 1/8" H x 5 1/2" W...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Glass

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Ceramic

Mid Century German Pottery Fat Lava Vase by Scheurich Keramik, 1960s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Zagreb, HR
This vase 242-22 was produced in the 1960s in West Germany by Scheurich. It's made of ceramics using the fat lava technique. The vibrant red glaze is covered in black geometrical fa...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Very Rare Large Floor Fat Lava Vase from Silberdistel, 1960s, Germany
By Silberdistel
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Very rare large floor fat lava vase from Silberdistel, 1960s, Germany. Very good condition.        
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Midcentury French Fat Lava Multi-Color Vase from Vallauris
Located in Miami, FL
This dazzling fat lava, glazed ceramic vase with multiple colors was handcrafted in Vallauris, France during the 1950s or 1960s. The primary blue, red, white colors are stunning. It...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Pottery

German Mid-Century Red and Black Glazed Fat Lava Ceramic Vase
Located in New York, NY
German mid-century ceramic urn-form vase with an extended flared mouth and a red and black fat lava-style glaze.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Red Ceramic Fat Lava Black Red Vase, 1960
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
Vintage red ceramic fat lava black red vase, 1960 This is a beautiful modern ceramic vase. The black runs through the entire vase with red accents and 2 ears. Marked with a ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Vintage Yellow Ceramic Fat Lava Vase by Scheurich,1960s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
Vintage yellow ceramic fat lava vase by Scheurich,1960s This is a beautiful modern ceramic vase. The black that runs down resembles lava, hence the name. Marked w, Germany...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Extraordinary Vintage Pottery Fat Lava Vase Made by Es Keramik, Germany, 1960s
By ES Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase Producer: ES Ceramics, Germany (see label) Decade: 1970s Description: This original vintage vase was produced in the 1970s in G...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Fat Lava Vase, Scheurich, W-Germany, 'Model 269-15 C. 1965'
By Scheurich Keramik, West German Pottery
Located in Verviers, BE
Fat lava vase, with orange/brown lava glaze applied to a half-gloss orange body. Vintage Scheurich production W-Germany 269-15 (c. 1965-70) , Stamped on base. 269-15, W-Germany....
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

1970s Roth Keramik Fat Lava Red and Black German Bottle Vase
By Roth Keramik, Ceramano, Scheurich & Carstens
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A rare fat lava ceramic vase made in Germany by famous manufacturer Roth keramik. It's has been made in the Seventies and it's in perfect conditions.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Bottles

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Ceramic

1970s Carstens Tonnieshof Fat Lava Orange and Brown Ceramic German Vase
By Carstens Tönnieshof
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A fat lava ceramic German vase made in the Seventies by Carstens, it's in perfect conditions, signed on the bottom with number 1893/30 and W. Germany.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Fat Lava Horses Vase by Scheurich, Western Germany, 1960s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Antwerp, BE
1960s Fat Lava vase with horses. This Western Germany Art Pottery Vase by Scheurich has the color red with dark brown, black horses on. The design is embossed or with relief on thi...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Large Fat Lava Floor-Vase 517-38 by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Beirut, LB
Stunning fat lava floor vase from the 70's by german manufacturer Scheurich. Form number 517-38. Marked underneath. The vase is 38 cm high.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Pottery

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Geman Mid-Century Fat Lava Green and Blue Textured Ceramic Jug
Located in New York, NY
German mid-century ceramic handled jug with a raised "fat lava" style green decoration and horizontal neck bands in a multi-tonal green and yellow glaze.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Jars

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Ceramic

Set of Three West German Scheurich Keramik Fat Lava Glazed Ceramic Vases / Jars
By Scheurich Keramik, West German Pottery
Located in Barcelona, ES
Colorful set of three West German fat lava brown and orange glazed ceramic vases. Germany 1960s. The giant sized one is a West German Pottery fat lava glazed ceramic vase manufactur...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Lava

Pair of Fat Lava Ceramic Vases by Scheurich, West Germany, 1960s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Barcelona, ES
A pair of fat lava ceramic vases made by Scheurich, West Germany, 1960s. Very similar to each other in glazing and color. Both with original sticker.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Huge Fat Lava Ceramic Floor Vases, West-Germany, 1960s
Located in Berlin, DE
Set of 2 huge fat lava ceramic vases, manufactured in 1960s in West-Germany. The individual dimensions are: A: Dm. 23 cm x H 41 cm B: Dm. 28 cm x H 53 cm.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Two Orange Fat Lava Vases 'Scheurich 549-21' Lava-Trail Decor
By West German Pottery, Scheurich Keramik
Located in Verviers, BE
Fat lava vase, vintage Scheurich W-Germany 549-21, dates from 1968, with a satin gloss glaze in 'tango' orange Each with impressed number on base. 549-21, W-Germany. High relief ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Extraordinary Vintage Pottery Fat Lava Vase Made by Es Keramik, Germany, 1960s
By ES Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase Producer: ES Ceramics, Germany Decade: 1970s This original vintage vase was produced in the 1970s in Germany by premium vase prod...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Set of 4 Fat Lava Vases, Model 281-19 by Scheurich Keramik, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Brussels , BE
Set of 4 Model 281-19 Fat Lava Vases from Scheurich, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s German Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Midcentury West German Fat Lava Orange Bauhaus Vase, 1960
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage 1960s ceramic West German Studio pottery vase, Germany Bauhaus. Midcentury ceramic fat lava glaze volcanic pottery vase in the style of Scheurich Keramik of West Germany. Vib...
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Mid-20th Century German Bauhaus Vases

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Ceramic

Pottery Fat Lava Multi-Color "814" Vase Made by Ruscha, 1970s
By Ruscha
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase Model: 814 Producer: Ruscha, Germany Decade: 1970s This original vintage vase was produced in the 1970s in Germany. It i...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Fat Lava 'Bay' Decor "261-40" Large Jar, Vintage, W-Germany, 1964s
By West German Pottery, Bay Keramik
Located in Verviers, BE
Fat lava (Bay) floor vase jar, vintage W-Germany 485-45, 1964s. Decor "261" glazed. Stamped on base. 261-45, W-Germany. Geometric high relief. The piece is in excellent conditi...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Jars

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Ceramic

1960s German Stein Keramik Fat Lava Table Lamp with Original Shade
Located in Barcelona, ES
Amazing Stein Keramik Fat lava table lamp with original vintage shade, Germany, 1960s. Very decorative light effect. Two E14 bulbs, new rewired. Measures: 47 cm height x 26 cm dia...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Fabric

Mid-Century Fat Lava Vase by ES Keramik
By Emons and Söhne 1
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Nice Fat Lava Vase by ES Keramik. This model is sought after. ES Keramik was founded in Rheinbach in 1921 by Josef Emons & Söhne. The company was split in 1948 (due to financial dif...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Mid-Century Fat Lava Vase by ES Keramik
  • Mid-Century Fat Lava Vase by ES Keramik
  • Mid-Century Fat Lava Vase by ES Keramik
  • Mid-Century Fat Lava Vase by ES Keramik
H 6.3 in. W 5.91 in. D 3.94 in.
German Mid-Century Textured Orange, Yellow, and Brown Fat Lava Ceramic Vase
Located in New York, NY
German mid-century cylindrical-form ceramic vase with a tapered neck with two larger rings below a flared opening with a textured and mottled fat lava-style glaze.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Large Pottery Super Multi-Color Fat Lava Vase Scheurich WGP, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase extra large version Model: 408-40 Producer: Scheurich, Germany Decade: 1970s This original vintage vase was produced in ...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Extraordinary Vintage Pottery Fat Lava Vase Made by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase super rare brown coloration and pattern Model: 532-28 Producer: Scheurich, Germany Decade: 1970s This original vintage vase ...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Large Multi-Color Vase Fat Lava "Onion" Vase by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase Producer: Scheurich, Germany Design: Nr. 285-30 Decade: 1970s. This original vintage vase was produced in the 1970s i...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Extra Large Vintage Vienna Fat Lava Vase Made by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Extra large fat lava art vase. Measures: 48cm Model: 428 48 Vienna Producer: Scheurich, Germany Decade: 1970s         This original vintag...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Scheurich Keramik West German Fat Lava Orange Black and Red Glazed Ceramic Vase
Located in New York, NY
West German mid-century ceramic vase with a fat lava-style glaze in orange, red, brown, and black. (SCHEURICH KERAMIK, mark on bottom).
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Set of Red West German Fat Lava Ceramic Vases by Scheurich, WG, 1960s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Barcelona, ES
Set of three radiant red and black fat lava glazed ceramic vases, fabricated by Scheurich, West Germany 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

German Mid-Century Fat Lava Red and Black Glazed Ceramic Vase with Handle
Located in New York, NY
German mid-century ceramic cylindrical-form vase with a thinner neck with a rounded handle, finished in a red and black fat lava-style glaze.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Scheurich West German Mid-Century Fat Lava Red and Black Glazed Ceramic Pitcher
Located in New York, NY
West German Mid-Century ceramic pitcher with a fat lava-style red and black glaze. (SCHEURICH KERAMIK, mark on bottom, W. GERMANY 275-20).
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Set of Five Vintage Pottery Fat Lava "multicolor" Vases by Scheurich, Germany
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Set of five fat lava art vases Model: 414-16 Producer: Scheurich, Germany Decade: 1970s These original vintage vases was produced in the 1970s ...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Two West German Roth Keramik Art Pottery 'Fat Lava' Guitar Vase
Located in Antwerp, BE
Two West German Roth Keramik art pottery 'fat lava' vases with orange glaze; Guitar vase with square mouth above a bulbous body all in a thick lava glaze with orange glaze reserves. ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Fat Lava Vase with Red Drip-Glaze 'Scheurich 484-21, W-Germany' 1960s
By West German Pottery, Scheurich Keramik
Located in Verviers, BE
Classic fat lava red drip-glaze on charcoal background. vase with handle. Vintage Scheurich Glazed pottery. Stamped on the base. 484-21, W-Germany. Measures: 23 x 21 cm The p...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Jars

Materials

Ceramic

Extraordinary Zig Zag Pottery Fat Lava Vase Made by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase super rare black white red Producer: Scheurich, Germany Decade: 1970s This original vintage vase was produced in the 1970s ...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Caramel Brown Fat Lava Floor Vase by Scheurich, Western Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Antwerp, BE
Caramel brown floor vase by Scheurich, Western Germany. This 1970s fat lava art pottery vase is marked 282-53, Western Germany. A beautiful vase with beautiful design, circles a...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Pottery

Extra Large Floorvase Fat Lava "284-53" Vase by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Fat lava art vase Producer: Scheurich, Germany Design: Nr. 284-53 Decade: 70s Description: This original vintage Vase was produced in the ...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Extra Large Vintage Pottery Fat Lava Vase Made by Scheurich, Germany, 1970s
By Scheurich Keramik
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Extra large fat lava art vase. Measures: 48 cm Model: 428 48 Vienna Producer: Scheurich, Germany Decade: 1970s This original ...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

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Fat Lava For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the fat lava you’re looking for. A fat lava — often made from ceramic, pottery and metal — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer fat lava, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A fat lava is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Arts and Crafts styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made fat lava over the years, but those crafted by Scheurich Keramik, Bay Keramik and Carstens Tönnieshof are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Fat Lava?

Prices for a fat lava can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $78 and can go as high as $2,950, while the average can fetch as much as $622.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests. The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influence in the rise of modern design in the United States thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Vases and Vessels for You

For thousands of years, vases and vessels have had meaningful functional value in civilizations all over the world. In Ancient Greece, ceramic vessels were used for transporting water and dry goods, holding bouquets of flowers, for storage and more. Outside of utilitarian use, in cities such as Athens, vases were a medium for artistic expressionpottery was a canvas for artists to illustrate their cultures’ unique people, beliefs and more. And pottery skills were handed down from fathers to sons.

Every antique and vintage vase and vessel, from decorative Italian urns to French 19th-century Louis XVI–style lidded vases, carries with it a rich, layered story. 

On 1stDibs, there is a vast array of vases and vessels in a variety of colors, sizes and shapes. Our collection features vessels made from delicate materials such as ceramic and glass as well as durable materials like rustproof metals and stone.

A contemporary vase can help introduce an air of elegance to your minimalist space while an antique Chinese jar would make a luxurious addition to an Asian-inspired interior. Alternatively, if you’re looking for a statement piece, consider an Art Deco vase crafted by Italian architect and furniture designer Gio Ponti.

Vases and vessels — be they handmade pots, handblown glass wine bottles or otherwise — are versatile, practical decorative objects, and no matter your particular design preferences, furniture style or color scheme, they can add beauty and warmth to any home. Find yours on 1stDibs today.

Questions About Fat Lava
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A fat lava glaze refers to a specific type of very thick, lava-like glaze that were commonly used by West German potteries from 1949-1990. Fat lava is sometimes used as a synonym for all West German pottery, although only some examples have the true fat lava style. Shop a collection of antique fat lava glazed pottery from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A fat lava vase is a nickname for West Germany pottery. The vases feature very thick flowing glazes. When eBay first came into popularity, German sellers often mistranslated their descriptions, calling the finish fat instead of thick. Collectors soon adopted the term. Shop a variety of fat lava vases on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Lava glaze is a type of pottery produced mostly in West Germany during the 1960s. It features a very thick glaze and often shows off bright colors. You may also see it called fat lava pottery. Shop a range of lava glaze pottery on 1stDibs.