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Swirling Algae, 1900

Stoneware
15 1/4 × 7 3/4 in
38.7 × 19.7 cm
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New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York
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A great wave of blue algae explodes off the mouth of this swirling sculpted stoneware vase. The …

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A great wave of blue algae explodes off the mouth of this swirling sculpted stoneware vase. The movement of the conical body is a vortex of water rising from the frothy sea, the daydream of an artist living deep in the Bohemian forest. With four swirling handles emerging from its collared neck and seamlessly …

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Formally known as the Imperial Technical School for Ceramics and Associated Applied Arts and located in Teplitz, Fachshule Teplitz enjoyed a cooperative relationship with Amphora and other potteries in the Turn-Teplitz area. The potteries supplied the school with lecturers, clay, and other materials, and, in return, the school supplied the potteries with a steady stream of fresh talent. The school's curriculum included sculpture in clay and required that nature be the source of inspiration. Factory records at Amphora indicate that, in addition to hiring graduates, many employees attended evening and Sunday classes at the school. [Source: Jason Jacques]

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A great wave of blue algae explodes off the mouth of this swirling sculpted stoneware vase. The …

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A great wave of blue algae explodes off the mouth of this swirling sculpted stoneware vase. The movement of the conical body is a vortex of water rising from the frothy sea, the daydream of an artist living deep in the Bohemian forest. With four swirling handles emerging from its collared neck and seamlessly …

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Fachschule Teplitz cipher
Fachschule Teplitz
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Formally known as the Imperial Technical School for Ceramics and Associated Applied Arts and located in Teplitz, Fachshule Teplitz enjoyed a cooperative relationship with Amphora and other potteries in the Turn-Teplitz area. The potteries supplied the school with lecturers, clay, and other materials, and, in return, the school supplied the potteries with a steady stream of fresh talent. The school's curriculum included sculpture in clay and required that nature be the source of inspiration. Factory records at Amphora indicate that, in addition to hiring graduates, many employees attended evening and Sunday classes at the school. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Swirling Algae, 1900

Stoneware
15 1/4 × 7 3/4 in
38.7 × 19.7 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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