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Candelabrum

Origin Austria
Period 1920-1949
Materials glazed earthenware
Dimensions
H. 16 in;
H. 40.64 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date circa 1922
Description Likely dating from the short period during which Vally Wieselthier worked in her own Viennese studio during the early 1920s, prior to returning to the Wiener Werkstätte as Director of the Ceramic Workshop in 1927, this spectacular and rare six-cup ceramic candelabrum features an allover raised decoration articulated in deeply pigmented cobalt-blue and salmon-red dripping glazes.

Similar examples are illustrated in the following publications:

- Marianne Hörmann, Vally Wieselthier, 1895-1945 (Wien: Böhlau, 1999), p. 137
- Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Keramik: Historismus, Jugendstil, Art Deco (Braunschweig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1974), p. 114.
Styles / Movements Art Pottery, Modern, Studio Craft
Incollect Reference Number 246873
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