Jun. 15, 2018

ilse grohmann – vase | c. 1965


[engobe banded ceramic, h. 11cm]

p. s. the market for historic ceramics, as every year, takes place in the former freigang/gebauer work shop during the opening hours of the 44th potter market in bürgel at the upcoming weekend (15.-17. jun. 2018).

Jun. 05, 2018

siegfried gramann – mocha pot | c. 1960


unlikely though it may be, but this ceramic piece is made in gdr. formalist design were unworthy of production and some designers stood under pressure by the authority. but in limited series by craftspeople it was apparently not a problem.
to the surprise of all – a mid-century mocha pot by siegfried gramann. [glazed ceramic, h. 26,7cm]

May. 01, 2018

brigitte bundtzen – vase | glaswerk doebern | 1960


[purple colored glass with clear overlay, h. 14,7 cm]

Apr. 10, 2018

lothar reher – ‹jazz und lyrik› record sleeve | deutsche schallplatten | 1965


the graphic designer and photographer lothar reher passed away this week. he is known for his work for spektrum, the so called ‹black series› of 279 books released by the publisher volk und welt between 1968 and 1993. this record sleeve is an early example of his work. [offset print, 31cm x 31cm]

Feb. 21, 2018

volkhard precht – vase | c. 1975


[hot glass, h. 15cm]

Jan. 29, 2018

horst giese & günter reißmann – lemonade set | 1960


once again a development of the design team around albert krause at the burg giebichenstein. her design quality don’t stop in front of cheap consumer goods. the base and the cover have an amazing accuracy of fit. the beakers are to store inside the lidded vessel. [plastic, h. 14cm]

Dec. 24, 2017

walter gebauer – miniature vase | c. 1960


this beaker shaped vessel holds different vertical stripes of glazes for testing its quality characteristics. merry christmas! [glazed clay, h. 8,3cm]

Dec. 23, 2017

Dec. 22, 2017

walter gebauer – miniature vase | c. 1946


[manganese clay, h. 6,1cm]

Dec. 21, 2017