Dec. 31, 2010

horst gramß – lidded bowl | olg | c. 1965


the right piece for a fine traditional “feuerzangenbowle” to finish the ending year. [mould-blown glass, h. 28cm]

Dec. 24, 2010

Dec. 15, 2010

erfurt – exhibition “designs of old and modern classics”


the reichenbach porcelain manufactory exhibition has open as part of the exhibition series who celebrates 250 years of porcelain manufacturing in thuringia. it shows the whole history of working with examples of all time phases and the current product line. it will be open at the volkskundemuseum erfurt until the 25th april 2011.

the exhibition shows also the rare complete mocca-set ‹fatima› designed by hildegund sell in 1962, decoration by fritz pollak.

Dec. 01, 2010

Nov. 27, 2010

hans ticha – children’s book ‹eene, meene, muh und raus bist du!› | 1986


collection book of old counting-out rhymes by the graphic designer hans ticha. a very nice example of his unique work. [19,8x21cm]

Nov. 23, 2010

johannes-andreas urban – vase | c. 1955


the thuringian forest was covered by its first significant snowfall of the season this week. maybe the snowy hills viewable from his workshop in friedrichroda inspired johannes-andreas urban to this style of glaze. [glazed stoneware, h. 11,2cm]

Nov. 17, 2010

erhard franke, günther pucher, heidi rosemann – tea set ‹duett› | kahla | 1970


royal copenhagen, gustavsberg or rörstrand? sorry, not scandinavian at all. this well designed shape duett was produced by the east german porcelain company kahla. really trendy for its time and much more for today, but it is no longer in production since 1980. [glazed porcelain, h. 13cm]

Nov. 15, 2010

hedwig bollhagen – vase | c. 1950


today i found a surprise at the current quittenbaum catalogue – a nice bollhagen vase with a really high estimation. my sample with a similar decoration has just the half of the size. [glazed stoneware, h. 10cm]

Nov. 12, 2010

Nov. 10, 2010

erfurt – martini


as erfurters called “martinstag”, the ecumenical festival in honour of erfurt’s patron saint martin of tours and of martin luther, the protestant reformer. every 10th november you can see childrens carrying their self-made lanterns and processing from house to house.

tasty pastries of the day: “martinshörnchen”