John & Rico's

The Zsolnay Store specializing in Art Nouveau Art Pottery

Part of The Drawing Room Antiques

located in

Historic Newport Rhode Island

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Item number 196. A Zsolnay Vase. Form number 1246. We believe that this form number relates to the Architectural Form Books of the factory. We date this item between 1910 and 1915. Severe Vienna Secession Style. Size: 12" tall. Glaze: blue runny glaze over a green glaze, gold highlights. Condition: as noted in the photos there is a glaze loss plus in several areas the glaze did not completely adhere to the surface, hense white undersurface shows through. This is a singularly and unusual Zsolnay item. We believe that it may have a funerary connection, perhaps even meant to be used as a funerary urn. Architectural forms designed at the Zsolnay factory were created by some of the most renound designers and architects of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This severe example probably reflects the decor of the interior of a church, chapel or mausoleum. P.O.R.








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"Zsolnay Ceramics Collecting a Culture" with price guide: "This beautifully illustrated guide to Zsolnay ceramics, featuring over 400 color photographs, covers the three main periods of Zsolnay production, including 1868 to 1897-Folklorism, Historicism & Victorian Eclecticism; 1897 to 1920-Art Nouveau (Secession in Central European terms) and Art Deco (Second Secession); 1920 to the present-Modernism. An entire chapter; fully illustrated is also dedicated to Zsolnay marks to help collectors identity their pieces." This book is 191 pages and is a large format hard cover. The over 400 color photos detail Zsolnay by size, form number, date of production and current market value. Price: $49.95 + shipping.

To order this book please send a check or money order {$49.95 + $7.45 shipping Priority and Insurance in the U.S.}for a total of $57.40 to: The Drawing Room , 152 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840 {Email us for information about postage charges for shipping outside of the continental United States}


The Drawing Room and The Zsolnay Store is located at 152-154 Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840.We are open daily from 11 am to 5 pm and by appointment. If you have an interest in an item listed in this document or wish to purchase an item, please call us at 1-401-841-5060. The Partnership of Gacher and Santi has been in business for over 30 years. We have been located in Newport since 1985.


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If you have an interest in knowing more about Zsolnay, check our Ephemera Link: we stock two excellent publications on the subject of Zsolnay. If you wish an evaluation about a Zsolnay item in your collection, just send us a photo with notations of size, condition and marks along with a self addressed stamped envelope and we would be glad to help you. And . . . of course we are always interested in purchasing fine examples of Zsolnay ceramics.


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