Oct. 31, 2017

wilfried kühn [attrib.] – anniversary beaker | wtk meissen | 1983


in 1983, everybody seems to be celebrating the anniversary of martin luther birth 500 years ago. there are so many souvenirs known about this occasion, such as this particularly elaborate piece. three medallions are mounted at this beaker, which shows a relief of the luther rose. the design of this beaker based on a anniversary piece of the wtk meissen from 1980. [white porcelain, h. 15,2cm]

Sep. 19, 2017

ottomar hartwig – turned box | c. 1950


[turned walnut, dm. 9,2cm]

Aug. 12, 2017

astrid löffler – cup and saucer | lettin | c. 1964


the shape of the set was developed by astrid löffler during her time as assistant at the burg giebichenstein. a version with perforated foot is documented in the standard-book “kunsthandwerk in der ddr”. the set was produced shortly with several decorations, but with no influence of astrid löffler. [gilded porcelain, h. 10cm]

Jun. 16, 2017

bernd-jürgen bayersdorf – figure | c. 1970


a typical market-woman of the potter market: communicative and open-hearted. maybe you can meet them at the 43th potter market in bürgel at the upcoming weekend (16.-18. jun. 2017). [lacquered papier mâché and wood, h. 26,4cm]

p. s. the annual market for historic ceramics takes place in the former freigang/gebauer work shop during the opening time.

May. 25, 2017

siegfried gramann – vase | c. 1950


the quality label of the german crafts was initialised by horst michel in 1949. it indicates outstanding pieces of craftship and the work of an individual craftsmen respectively. one of the first appointed craftsmens was siegfried gramann. this vase with its aura of the neue sachlichkeit is still labeled with the original sticker: white lily over blue ground. [glazed stoneware, h. 11cm]

Apr. 29, 2017

mario enke – bowl | c. 1980


[stoneware, multiple glaze, dm. 13cm]

Apr. 16, 2017

ilka otte – easter bunny | kwo | c. 1970


[turned wood, h. 13,5/8,5cm]

Apr. 07, 2017

erfurt – exhibition “josep renau and his erfurtian mural”


the mosaic in 1985 (stadtarchiv erfurt via wuestenrot-stiftung.de)

from 1984 to 2012 the mosaic mural “the humankind and its relationship to the technology and the nature” has imprinted the community centre in the north of erfurt. renau’s last and some says most important mural will be rebuild by massiv support of the wüstenrot stiftung in the end of the summer, mounted on a seperate wall free of any building. this exhibition at the angermuseum displays the history of origin and the project of reconstruction. it will run until 28th of may.

Apr. 04, 2017

hubert petras – dish | wallendorf | 1963


[white porcelain, dm. 26cm]

Mar. 08, 2017