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

Mar. 06, 2017

ilse decho – vase | olg weißwasser | c. 1955


the velvety surface of the vase is not etched but very fine cut. not showable at the picture: extra fine vertical lines are viewable at the surface. a very elaborate work by hand however also a distinctive piece. her shapes were produced in weißwasser and the raw glass piece got the finish at her own workshop in leipzig. [cut glass, h. 12cm]

Feb. 21, 2017

peter smalun – anniversary vase | weimar porzellan | c. 1965


another piece which was released for the anniversary of weimar porzellan. the porcelain manufacture has celebrated its 175th anniversary in 1965. [gilded porcelain, h. 16cm]

Feb. 14, 2017

ulli wittich-grosskurth – vases | c. 1960


a pair of vases by ulli wittich-grosskurth cemented together during the firing process. the discret decoration of these pieces reminds on her mentor walter gebauer. happy valentine! [glazed clay, h. 12,5cm]