Amphora, ‘Gilded Chalice’, 1904, Design/Decorative Art, Hard Earthenware, Jason Jacques Gallery
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Amphora

Gilded Chalice, 1904

Hard Earthenware
16 × 15 in
40.6 × 38.1 cm
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New York
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About the work
Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

This exceptional vase is from the Grés-Bijou (jeweled stoneware) series. The body resembles natural …

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In 1892 Alfred Stellmacher, after 17 years as a leader in ceramics production, encouraged his son and sons-in-law to establish a porcelain manufactory. Named for its owners Riessner, Stellmacher and Kessel (RSt&K), and also employing son-in-law Paul Dachsel, the firm consistently marked pieces with the word Amphora by the late 1890s and became known by that name. Several important series made between 1894 and 1904 feature realistically sculptured plants and animals, prehistoric and mythical creatures, Klimt- and Mucha-style portraits, and simulated jewels.

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Jason Jacques Gallery
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This exceptional vase is from the Grés-Bijou (jeweled stoneware) series. The body resembles natural agate chosen for its beautiful markings, a fashionable practice in the medieval period (see the Chalice of Abbot Suger c.1140), while the handles resemble intertwined plant stems. Inset cabochons and areas of gilding …

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In 1892 Alfred Stellmacher, after 17 years as a leader in ceramics production, encouraged his son and sons-in-law to establish a porcelain manufactory. Named for its owners Riessner, Stellmacher and Kessel (RSt&K), and also employing son-in-law Paul Dachsel, the firm consistently marked pieces with the word Amphora by the late 1890s and became known by that name. Several important series made between 1894 and 1904 feature realistically sculptured plants and animals, prehistoric and mythical creatures, Klimt- and Mucha-style portraits, and simulated jewels.

Amphora

Gilded Chalice, 1904

Hard Earthenware
16 × 15 in
40.6 × 38.1 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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