Collection of black and turquoise earthenware by Svend Hammershøi
Collection of earthenware vases, dish, bowl and comport by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948).
All executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s.
The pieces are decorated with black and turquoise green double glaze.
All have the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
Vases (from left to right)
H. 10 cm. (3,9")
H. 12 cm. (4,7")
H. 18 cm. (7,1")
H. 20,5 cm. (8,1")
H. 18 cm. (7,1")
Elliptical shaped dish
W. 4,5 cm. (1,8")
L. 25 cm. (9,8")
H. 17 cm. (6,7")
Vase with gold plated silverplate mount by Thorvald Bindesbøll
This important vase with a gold plated silverplate mount was designed by Thorvald Bindesbøll (1846-1908) and executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, around 1900.
The neck has repoussé ornaments in the Scandinavian arts and crafts style (skønvirke) and is marked TB.
The body has cow-horn applied bold and saturated blue and brown enamels.
The case is incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
H. 21 cm. (8.25")
W. 17,8 cm. (7")
This earthenware vase designed by Jens Thirslund (1892-1942) was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, in the 1920s.
The vase is glazed with emerald green and white luster and 24-carat gold leaf.
In 1875, Herman August Kähler began experimenting with metallic glazes together with the pottery’s artistic director Karl Hansen Reistrup. Kähler and Reistrup achieved recognition at the Great Nordic Exhibition in 1888 held in Copenhagen and the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris. This vase by ceramist Jens Thirslund is a further development of the pottery’s technique with metallic glazes. Matching rare bonbonnières and small container also available.
It has the ‘HAK, Danmark’ monogram incised.
Exhibited: Similar models were presented at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1925.