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Austrian Ceramics Vase Expressionist Style by Vally Wieselthier Vienna 1923


Austrian Ceramics Vase made in excellent style of Expressionism, designed by Vally Wieselthier (1895 - 1945) made circa 1923 - 25 red earthenware, multicoloured painted and glazed Excellently manufactured ceramics vase of most interesting shape: The bellied vase of tapering type stands on round foot. Its outer wall is bulged at two areas: The bulgings are arranged in parallel manner so that impression of horizontal bulged rings arises. Additionally, the vase's surface is decorated with various abstract ornaments which are made in relief technique as well as in sculptured technique.The main colours of surface are greyish with red - yellow - green - blue - brown spots looking like painted with water-color, whereas the applied abstract decorations are painted in various matching colors. Finally, there are two handles attached to vase - these are painted in cobalt blue as well as curled up. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hallmarked by manufactory of VALLY WIESELTHIER at reverse side of bottom: -- signed 'VW' which means Vally Wieselthier -- numbered 80 ________________________________________________________________________________________________ MEASURES: height: 26.0 cm (= 10.23 inches) diameter of mouth: 11.3 cm (= 4.45 inches) Bibliography: Catalogue 'Expressive Keramik der Wiener Werkstätte 1917-30', published by Bayerische Vereinsbank, Munich 1992, pages 125 and 135/36 ________________________________________________________________________________________________ DESIGNER AND SCULPTOR: Vally Wieselthier (1895 - 1945) was an Austrian ceramics artist who lived as from the year 1932 in USA / New York. After having studied textile arts and painting at School of Applied Arts in Vienna, she began study of architecture, taught by Viennese famous architect Josef Hoffmann / contemporary with this, Vally Wieselthier collaborated with Michael Powolny - the well-known Viennese ceramics artist - in order to receive intensive experiences in sculpture. - Wieselthier founded her own ceramics manufactory in Vienna in year 1922, supplying the Wiener Werkstätte with her works of art: Her manufactory was sold to Wiener Werkstätte in year 1927 then. - Wieselthier organized exhibition of her own works of ceramics in New York in year 1928; having had much success in USA, she moved definitely to New York in year 1932 where she died 1945. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ CONDITION: EXCELLENT (there aren't any damages existing)


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    Excellent. there aren't any damages existing.
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    H 10.23 in. x Dm 4.45 in.

    H 25.99 cm x Dm 11.31 cm

  • Diameter
    4.45 in. (11.31 cm)
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    Vienna, AT
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