John & Rico's

The Zsolnay Store specializing in Art Nouveau Art Pottery

Part of The Drawing Room Antiques

located in

Historic Newport Rhode Island

Email: drawrm@hotmail.com

# 5065. A circa 1900 vase. Form number 6108. Size 8" tall. This vase appears from time to time with this glaze shown as good as it gets. A Mermaid and Merman hang onto to an outcropping of rock with a blue metallic Eosin sea swirling around them. Flashes of green Eosin swirl in the blue Eosin sea. A pair of sea creatures in relief also appear in the water. The figures are covered in white matt glaze while their hair is a yellow/ochr color, the two sea creatures in majolica glazes, one with a faint Eosin highlight; the sea or water is purple / blue metallic Eosin. Interesting that this representation of a mer/creature has fins for each leg. Condition: minor scuffs consistent with use and age. There is a white glazed raised area about 1/8" diameter at the foot which may or may not be a restoration. This form has been documented in books and literature about Zsolnay over the years. Price: $$$$$.





Round raised Zsolnay Factory mark of the era: form number 6108.














Above is a period photo showing Zsolnay factory production including the Mermaid / Merman vase shown on this site.


Click on you back button to return to the Zsolnay Store site or go through the links below.


THE ZSOLNAY STORE GALLERY II

THE ZSOLNAY STORE GALLERY I


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 / cell phone 401-261-3980. The Partnership of Gacher and Santi has been in business for over 30 years. We have been located in Newport since 1985. Email us at:drawrm@hotmail.com


ZSOLNAY // FURNITURE // GLASS // PORCELAIN // POTTERY // METAL
LIGHTING // PAINTINGS // EPHEMERA // TEXTILES // GOTHIC // MISCELLANEOUS

THE DRAWING ROOM OF NEWPORT AND THE ZSOLNAY STORE HOME PAGE



Free counters provided by Honesty.com.

Visitors since 01-17-01