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William Hentschel

WILLIAM HENTSCHEL (USA, 1892–1962)

William Hentschel was born in New York City in 1892. He studied at the Art Students League and Columbia University in New York, the University of Kentucky and the Cincinnati Art Academy. He was a well-known painter, teacher, designer, and craftsperson. He was a designer for the Rookwood Pottery Company, where he worked until 1932 and produced over 4,000 designs for ceramics. He taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati from 1921–57. Hentschel was one of the leading artists at the famed Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati for years, before founding the Kenton Hills pottery in 1937. Hentschel died in Burlington, Kentucky, in 1962.

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William Hentschel for Kenton Hills Porcelains Yellow Art Deco Antelope Vase
By William Hentschel, Kenton Hills Pottery
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An American Art Deco porcelain vase by Rookwood Pottery designer, William Hentschel (1892-1962), for Kenton Hills Porcelains in the early 1940s. The vintage vase features a sunny Man...
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20th Century American Art Deco William Hentschel

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Ceramic, Porcelain

"Leaves and Flowers," Spectacular Flaring Art Deco Vase in Charcoal and Rose
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Equal to the finest Art Deco vases produced in France in the 1930s, this flaring vase is covered in large flowers and leaves in charcoal and deep rose, all in the suffused, dripping ...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage William Hentschel

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Porcelain

Large, Two-Handled Art Deco Urn with Stylized Leaves, Deep Orange, 1930
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A marvelous and important example of William Hentschel's artistry at the famed Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati, this large, two-handled urn depicts stylized leaf forms in a dark brown...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage William Hentschel

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Ceramic

Unique Art Deco Vase with Stylized Fish, 1930 by Hentschel for Rookwood
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
One of the finest and most remarkable examples of Art Deco pottery we've seen by the famous Rookwood firm in Cincinnati, this vase gorgeously finished in a rust-hued glaze features a...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage William Hentschel

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"Nude with Bowl of Fruit," Art Deco Painting in Shades of Purple and Orange
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Absolutely lovely, almost translucent in its use of color -- as if painted on glass or silk -- this very rare gouache painting was created by William Hentschel, one of the master art...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage William Hentschel

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Gouache

"Three Doves," Art Deco Painting with Surrealistic Edge by Hentschel
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A wonderful example of Art Deco painting by William Hentschel, this piece also reflects the influence of Surrealism in the stylized arch that seems to be made of fabric, and the plat...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage William Hentschel

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"Nude with Basket," Striking Art Deco Gouache Painting by Hentschel
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted by William Hentschel, one of Rookwood Pottery's most celebrated artisans in the Art Deco era, this very rare gouache depicts a half-nude female figure carrying a basket fille...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage William Hentschel

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Gouache

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