Dec. 21, 2012

‹ostsee› souvenir | wallendorf | c. 1965

 


form: hubert petras, decor: heinz werner [white porcelain, h. 17,4cm]

Dec. 05, 2012

‹thüringer wald› souvenir | wallendorf | c. 1965

 


form: hubert petras, decor: heinz werner [white porcelain, h. 11,9cm]

Jul. 27, 2010

hubert petras – ensemble of vases | wallendorf | 1961

 


during the fifth german art exhibition in dresden in 1962 this ensemble was criticized by no one lesser than walter ulbricht, the former head of state. he excoriated these items for its international style and simplicity. today this vases are icons of industrial design made in gdr. [white porcelain, h. 9-17,8cm, underglazed decoration by heinz werner]