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
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
fine example of a reverse-glass still life painting with lush floral stems over newly-sliced pomegranates, plump grapes, red cherries and pears with two small hidden birds; exposed section on back with script describing the gifting of the painting to William Schroeder from his Aunt Hickson in 1849. The painting was originally owned by Schroeder's grandfather (Hickson's father), German-born Valentine Schwarz and was described as Schwarz' 'favorite picture'; most-likely the painting was brought from Germany by Schwartz in the 18th century settling in Frederick Town, Maryland