Gorgeous Austrian Teplitz Amphora Art Nouveau Maiden Pottery Vase Beauty & Beast For SaleThanks to all our buyers, we are honored to be your one-stop, 5 star source for vintage pin-up, pulp magazines, original illustration art, decorative collectibles and ephemera with a wide and always changing assortment of antique and vintage items from the Victorian, art nouveau, art deco, & mid-century modern eras. All items are 100% guaranteed to be original, vintage, and as described. Please feel free to contact us with any and all questions about the items and our policies and please take a moment to peruse our other great items. All sell !
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
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