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Vally Wieselthier for Wiener Werkstatte, Expressionist Lamp Base

$12,500

About the Item

Circa 1928, Austria, a wonderful example of Secessionist pottery from one of the undisputed masters. Depicting a male harlequin figure. Wiener Werkstätte cipher, artists initials and model n.432 stamped to underside. Sold as sculpture, can be converted back to functioning lamp at buyers request.
  • Creator:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 17.5 in (44.45 cm)Width: 10 in (25.4 cm)Depth: 6 in (15.24 cm)
  • Style:
    Vienna Secession (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1928
  • Condition:
    Great original condition. Very well preserved. No chips, cracks or repairs. Minor imperfects may be visible on close scrutiny.
  • Seller Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Modest Designs 11211stDibs: LU800223304422

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