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.
the tall ovoid vase designed in 1959 by Bodo Mans; adorned overall with colorful enameled patches on a black matte ground; incised mark to underside; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; minor overall rubbing to surface
the large ovoid-shaped vessel with short neck above a tapering body; adorned with nine painted triangles all joined by crossing black stringing; excellent vintage condition with small repair to chip on foot
with pinched spout above a portly body with squared handle; all in a controlled dolomit glaze over brown in a striped pattern; signed 'Ceramano Hand Albeit' to underside; excellent vintage condition with minor surface rubbing.
each of rectangular form with raised offset concentric rings or 'ripples' all in a deep blue on black glaze; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; STEULER was founded in Höhr-Grenzhausen, a center of the ceramic industry in the Rhineland's Kannenbäckerland, in 1917. STEULER reached its artistic zenith in the 1960s and '70s and is best known today for the inspiring designs of Cari Zalloni.
the tall slender ewer with pinched spout above an ovoid body with graceful looped handle; all in a luminous raku glaze with areas of teal showing through; 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
each of solid construction with arbalète-form top over a conforming body fitted with 3 drawers with solid brass handles all raised on bracket feet; the top, drawer fronts and side panels all with a banded walnut edge surrounding burl wood reserves; excellent restored condition with minor veneer replacements and refinished surface; beautiful warm patina