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# 321. A Zsolnay Flower pot. Size: 8" wide x 5" deep x 7" tall. Age: 1880. Condition: hairline crack as noted in one of the photos with tiny flake loss to the outer glaze. Information about this flower pot may be found on the BARD College Catalogue titled: "Hungarian Ceramics from the Zsolnay Manufactory" on page 90. As stated "18. Drawing for flowerport with 'English figures", 1880. Pattern sheet # 132. Designed by Armin (Hermann) Klein" The watercolor details all four sides of this charming scene. A young girl ties up the branches of a potted tree while a winged angel with a bow looks on. The young girl is in a fenced in yard of trees flowers and a garden bench. This flowerpot is factory marked with the standard blue pencil underglaze mark of the era plus there is a hand inscribed form number '606' and incised 'z w pecs. Armin Klein specialized in this style decoration and his pieces were successfully sold in Vienna, the United States and England. P.O.R.
The above photo is of the pages from the BARD Zsolnay exhibition catalogue picturing the water color of the design for the flowerpot that we offer for sale.
"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.
THE ZSOLNAY STORE GALLERY
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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