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Vase Wiener Werkstätte Austria Vienna Ceramics V. Wieselthier Expressionism 1928


Austrian ceramics vase made in style of Expressionism, deriving from Wiener Werkstatte, designed by Vally Wieselthier (1895-1945), made circa 1928 multicolored 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 various 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 colors of surface are bright and dark blue, whereas the applied decorations are painted in purple red, green and yellow / some of them are shaded in blue, too. Finally, the vase's inner edge of round overhanging mouth is painted in purple red. Hallmarked by Wiener Werkstatte manufactory: WW enclosed by square (Wiener Werkstatte) MADE IN AUSTRIA model number 9019 signed 'VW' which means Vally Wieselthier   Measures: height: 25.5 cm (= 10.03 inches) diameter of mouth: 11.5 cm (= 4.52 inches) Bibliography: Catalogue 'Expressive Keramik der Wiener Werkstatte 1917-1930', published by Bayerische Vereinsbank, Munich 1992, pages 125 and 135/36   Designer: 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 Werkstatte with her works of art: Her manufactory was sold to Wiener Werkstatte 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 10.03 in. x Dm 4.52 in.

    H 25.48 cm x Dm 11.49 cm

  • Diameter
    4.52 in. (11.49 cm)
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    Vienna, AT
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