A Zsolnay vase of exceptional glaze and decor. This later casting of this form by the Zsolnay factory is of standard clay with the difference from other similar forms being an overall Eosin Glaze. We believe that this form number relates to the Architectural Form Books of the factory. Marked on the reverse with the incised factory mark and the Architectural Form numbers: 3320. Lots of great color photos, great appendix with comprehensive listing of marks.
This technique, which Zsolnay introduced in the late 1880s, allowed the company to excel as one of the most notable producers of opulent tile and ceramic vessels for exterior use, such as those seen still today on. There are repairs to the base. Condition: surface scuffs consistent with use and age; a glaze line non photographable from the top edge through one of the red glazed flowers 1. His job was to design and execute sample pieces. In a series of photos we offer a fine and rare portrait bust of Miklos Zsolnay 1857-1922. Probably part of a larger ensemble and because the material is frost resistent Pyrogranite, it was probably used as an exterior decoration. After World War I the fortunes of the factory declined due to the Serbian occupation, loss of markets, and difficulty to secure raw materials.
This glaze imperfection was created at the factory firing and the factory still issued this piece for sale. Condition: a top rim edge flake - in the black - about. A list of Zsolnay production numbers with related dates can be found on The Zsolnay Store's website. The secret eosin glaze renders porcelain to appear iridescent metallic, in different colours that change with the angle of reflection. The Partnership of Gacher and Santi has been in business for over 30 years. From the Zsolnay Factory in Pecs Hungary.
A war time propaganda -armed and vigilant shepard wearing an elaborate Hungarian sheepskin cloak szür. The incoming Communist Regime , although recognizing it as a National Treasure , were very restrictive to overseas markets. A pair of important Zsolnay Candelabras. We believe that it may have a funereal connection, perhaps even meant to be used as a funereal urn. Condition: there is a small glaze 'loss' that we believe was factory issued on the foot of the green pitcher base as noted in the detailed images. The venerable manufacturer was founded in 1853 in Hungary by Miklós Zsolnay. His first request for permission was submitted to the Council of Pécs Free Royal City on 2 June 1852.
The glaze on this small pitcher is about as fine as was produced at the Zsolnay factory. He worked at the Zsolnay factory for 52 years until 1926 and played an important role in the establishment of the Zsolnay Museum at the Janus Pannonius Museum in Pecs Hungary. A fine pair of Secession hand modeled candle sticks. The most common eosin glaze used by Zsolnay was a gorgeous green-gold, which is still arguably the most frequent hue seen in available examples today, with the older pieces typically exhibiting a greater golden hue than pure green. Learn about Zsolnay Porcelain The Zsolnay porcelain business was established in 1853 at Pecs, in Hungary, about 200 km south of the capital of Budapest, by Miklos Zsolnay for his son Ignac.
Mack made a number of designs using this undulating vine to flower decor including a plaquette that was intended to be hung on a wall. Condition: the left side of the form from the right hand of the figure to her shoulder has been repaired; considerable overpainting hides the extent of the restoration. A similar decor is pictured on page 142 of Richard Stattners' fine book Zsolnay Masterpieces of Hungarian Art Nouveau P. From 1968 to 1996, Zsolnay incorporated that erroneous founding date into its mark. Condition: A crack across the outside of the entire base with glaze lines showing inside and outside the cachepot up either side meandering for over 8; a restored edge repair to the lip.
According to the contract, Zsolnay will deliver 5,000 tonnes of ceramics per year from September 2009. This decor was used on different forms, this is the first one we have seen on this form. Condition: minor areas where the glaze did not adhere to the body of the pitcher. Form 6236 dating this form 1901. Ez, a szintén Zsolnay Vilmos által kifejlesztett anyag tette lehetővé, hogy a magyaros szecessziós építészet oly egyedülálló alkotásokat hozzon létre. This is a singularly and unusual Zsolnay item.
On the side is impressed the artist incised acorn mark for Lajos Mack. This glaze is an excellent example from a factory whose specialty was metallic glazes. A period Art Nouveau Zsolnay Architectural Tulip form wall decoration. The background is a very metallic blue Eosin with the Geranium leaves a very faint Green Eosin with predominant ochre colors. If you wish an evaluation about a Zsolnay item in your collection, just send us a photo with notations of size, condition and marks along with a self addressed stamped envelope and we would be glad to help you. Eosin came in a rainbow of colors including red, brown, silver, gray, blue and an iridescent green-gold.
This design was created by Mihály Kapás Nagy 1864-1943. Condition: Minor bottom edge rim chips. He led the factory to worldwide recognition by demonstrating its innovative products at world fairs and international exhibitions, including the , then at the , where Zsolnay received a Grand Prix. The bills of each duck have been restored. In 1865 Vilmos Zsolnay took over the running of a clay pit from his older brother, Ignác Zsolnay, and began the manufacturing of ceramics.