Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 7

Rare Rolf Key-Oberg Ceramic Charger

$4,800

About

California ceramicist Key-Oberg was a contemporary of Otto and Gertrude Natzler, and was known for his simple, organic forms, and modernist abstract decoration. This platter has a delicate incised abstract design that recalls a stylized bird form. Signed to the underside.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.25 in. (5.72 cm)Width: 12.88 in. (32.72 cm)Depth: 10.25 in. (26.04 cm)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1940s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent original. No chips cracks crazing or other imperfections.
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: U1006068002864

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Hudson, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Hudson, NY
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2003
1stDibs seller since 2004
79 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
Associations
20th Century Specialists
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Abstract Italian Modernist Ceramic 'Face' Charger
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Masterful, large Italian ceramic charger depicting an abstract face with martini. Bold colors and a combination of both flat hand painted and raised decoration give the piece added d...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

19th Century Wedgewood Oval Ceramic Charger
By Josiah Wedgwood
Located in Dublin 8, IE
19th century Wedgewood oval ceramic charger enameled with clematis flowers and wild roses. Stamped: Wedgewood (English pottery firm founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgewood).
Category

Antique 1850s Irish Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Mid Century Modern Glazed Vase by Rolf Key-Oberg, circa 1950's
By Rolf Key-Oberg
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Very important Mid-Century piece. Glazed pottery vase by Swedish American artist Rolf Key-Oberg, 1900-1959. Minor loss around top edge, see photos.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Rare 1940s Charger with Antelope Motif by Cole-Merris
By Cole-merris Ceramic Co.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This extremely rare charger -- with gold highlights and beautiful tonalities reminiscent of the work of Thomas Hart Benton -- was produced by the Cole-Merris Ceramics company in San ...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Ceramic

Swedish Art Deco Floral Ceramic Chargers by Josef Ekberg, Gustavsberg, 1926
By Gustavsberg, Josef Ekberg
Located in New York, NY
Hand decorated ceramic chargers designed by Josef Ekberg for Gustavsberg, Sweden. The design is stylized flowers and leaves in pink and green with details in gold. Signed and dated 1...
Category

20th Century Swedish Art Deco Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Portuguese Palissy Charger
By Manuel Mafra 1
Located in New York, NY
Large Portuguese palissy plate or charger with a long coiled snake, two lizards, three brown toads and two beetles. Signed: #2 M. Mafra, Caldas, Portugal.
Category

Antique 19th Century Portuguese Platters and Serveware

Peter Voulkos Ceramic Charger with Two Female Nudes Dancing Beneath the Moon
By Peter Voulkos
Located in Dallas, TX
An early glazed stoneware platter from the breakthrough years of world-renowned sculptor Peter Voulkos. Originally purchased in the mid-1950s and acquired from the original owner. ...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

"Africans with Jars," Rare Art Deco Charger by Andlovitz for Societa Ceramica
By Societa Ceramica Italiana
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Much as Gio Ponti modernized and energized the porcelain production of the fabled Ginori company in Italy, so too did Guido Andlovitz revolutionize the work of the old Societa Cerami...
Category

Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Platters and Serveware

Materials

Ceramic

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery