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1895-1920

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# 320. A floor vase from the Zsolnay Factory. Form number 5902 dating it 1900. In 1900 the factory released the most number of art forms in its history. This important vase was designed by Lajos Mack. Size: 28.25" tall (67.7 cm) foot diameter 24.5 cm and mouth diameter 13.3 cm. Original design in the Zsolnay factory form book No. 9; drawing No. 5902. Identical vases published in catalogues, books, etc. and shown in many exhibitions including in a exhibition at BARD College in New York City. Background glaze: purple faintly dully metallic with in relief three figures (pan and two women) in dull gold metallic glazes. The color separation is very good with the figures and trees show in contrast to the background. Condition: foot edge flake and under base leading into the body of the vase as shown in one of the detailed images and just above the base on opposite sides of the vase a scuff marks in the glaze. The symbolism represents 'Arcady' with its idyllic pastoral scene. The Faun (pan) figure playing its pipe representing a shepherd. Price 65,000.00.







The green line shows the crack in the vase



The green line shows the area of the base crack going into the body of the vase.








The green circles show the area of the foot edge flake and scuffing to the surface ( there are two scuffed areas on opposite sides of the base).



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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.


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