Vase: decorative motif

 
Vase: decorative motif
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  • Title :     Vase: decorative motif
  • Artist:     Willi Münch-Khe Designer Grossherzogliche Keramische Manufaktur Karlsruhe Maker
  • Accession:     TD1991.205.1 a,b
  • Country:     Germany Karlsruhe
  • Date:     circa 1914
  • Dimensions:     Inches 15-5/8 8 diameter, Centimeters 39.6 20.3 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Ceramics/Ceramic Design , Floral
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.205.1 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Ceramic vase with lid in the form of a slender upturned bell flower with four vertical indentations forming the sections of the flower; bottom end of flower terminates at a bulbous center section which is decorated with slightly raised mussel shells, and which is itself mounted onto a rounded base; ivory body is decorated with stylized branches painted in brown and turquoise and glazed; lid with similar brown and turquoise decorations. a: vase, b: lid