Fat Lava Style German Colored Ceramic Glazed Vase


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We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Particular and original German ceramic vase colored with a beautiful shade of red and a dark and vivid black; it has a simple shape but at the same time innovative and modernist; the beautiful and bright colors are balanced and proportioned respecting a minimalist design; the glazing of the vase was obtained by first laying down one color, proceeding to fix it by firing it in the kiln, then the same procedure was carried out for the other color; on the bottom is the mark "W. Germany"; it was produced between 1968 and 1971 in a craft workshop in the city of Dresden (then in East Germany), an important center for the production of porcelain and ceramics. "Fat lava" is the name given to a certain style of East German art pottery that spread in the post-war period characterized by an extravagant amount of shapes, glazes, textures, and typical colors ranging from dark brown to orange, forest green to cobalt blue, ruby red to canary yellow; the production strategy of the artisans of this style implied rather simple and strict shapes that in a combination of all the different decorations and colored glazes gave rise to a very wide range of pieces. Our vase has beautiful and harmonious proportions, and because of this strong personality can be placed in any style of decor. The vase is in excellent condition. Measures diameter cm.12, height cm.28. For all our shipments we use special packaging materials (wooden crates, styrofoam, etc.) for maximum protection and safety of the objects.

Current list price: €480,00

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Dimensions (cm):
28H x 12DI
Dimensions (inch):
11,02H x 4,72DI
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Good; Wear consistent with age and use. The vase is in excellent condition.
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