of large scale with wide collar over a bulbous body fitted with expressive lion ring handles; raised on paw feet; could be used as a cooler for beverages; overall wear and patina; good antique condition
the striking ovoid vessel with fish-mouth opening; painted overall with large leaves and bamboo shoots all on a white ground; with underglaze blue markings to underside; The first porcelain factory in the town of Marktredwitz opened in 1872 and was known under the name of Porzellanfabrik Jaeger, Thomas & Co. until Fritz Thomas quit in 1898, opening his own factory in 1903. In 1908, the “F. Thomas, Marktredwitz” factory was purchased by Rosenthal, ceasing operation in 1960.
incised signature to underside "Dave & Boni Deal 88"; of tall ovoid shape decorated overall with impressed leaves on a metallic, rainbow effect raku glaze; the western version of raku was developed in the 20th century by studio potters. typically fired at high temperatures, the wares are placed in an open-air container filled with combustible material, unlike the traditional Japanese method. the western process can give a great variety and depth of colors and surface effects as seen with this vase; good vintage condition with no chips or cracks
consisting of one ovoid pot and a fish-mouth vase, each in a glossy light-chartreuse glaze contrasting with a matt brown background; Schlossberg Keramik was established in 1946 by Ilse and Theodore Stefan in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany. The name was derived from its proximity to the foot of the 'schloßberg' or castle hill; excellent vintage condition with no cracks; minor overall rubbing to surface; some small fritting to rims