Art Nouveau Zsolnay Pitcher(413 views)
Description: Item # 5366. An organic form Zsolnay Pitcher. Form number 5324 dating it to 1899. Size: 7.25" tall. Painted round factory mark; incised "Zsolnay Pecs" - hand scribed "5324" and an incised letter "M". Condition: as shown in one of the detailed images a small glaze scratch 1" down from the lip showing the white clay ground under the glaze. An identical form is pictured on page 170-figure 344 of "Zsolnay Art Pottery" The Gyugyi Collection. Description for this form in that book: "Exhibited : Paris 1900; Darmstadt Kunstsalon 1901; Leipzig Kunstgewerbe Museum 1901. Notated "unicum" (unique)." Original photo group picture on page 51 of "Szecessziós Zsolnay kerámia" written by Kovács Orsolya. Lusterous metallic blue Eosin glaze highlight the base with pale ochre colors along the handle and spout with hints of blue Eosin throughout.
Condition Report: 1/8" glaze scratch
Artist or Maker: Zsolnay
Exhibited: Form exhibited: Paris 1900. Darmstadt Kunstsalon 1901.Leipzig Kunstgewerbe Museum 1901.
Literature: "Zsolnay Art Pottery: the Guygyi Collection" "Szecessziós Zsolnay kerámia"
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