Gorgeous Austrian Teplitz Amphora Art Nouveau Maiden Pottery Vase Beauty & Beast
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Gorgeous Austrian Teplitz Amphora Art Nouveau Maiden Pottery Vase Beauty & Beast:
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ITEM: You are offerding on a gorgeous figural antique circa 1895 - 1915 figural Austrian Teplitz erotic figural Art Nouveau maiden form decorative vase. This is a tremendous example it features a whimsical "beauty and the beast" two sided form a risque maiden in the front and a horned satyr beast on the back.
Measures 5" tall
In excellent condition, likely designed by Ernst WahlissBetween 1892 and 1918 the Amphora Pottery Company manufactured thousands of remarkably imaginative and delicately crafted ceramic vessels in its workshop in Teplitz, Austria. From snarling dragons and sea creatures to medieval maidens and lily pads, the wares of the Amphora pottery makers were influenced by artistic and literary movements ranging from Symbolism and Secessionism to Art Nouveau.
CONDITION: Very fine no breaks or repairs slight soiling in the crevices - a few discoloration specks in the porcelain glaze inherent in the manufacture and firing -- this is really a spirited and lovely example and rare example
The winning buyer here will be delighted