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")
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.
Earthenware vase designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948) and executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
The vase has a rifled pattern and is decorated with yellow uranium glaze.
It has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
Provenance: Has been part of a large and important Danish private collection of Kähler pottery acquired over the past 40 years.
H. 16 cm. (6,3")
Pair of large black and grey glazed jardinieres by Svend Hammershøi
This pair of large stoneware jardinières / flower bowls were designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948). They are glazed in black and gray.
The jardinières were manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
They are incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
H. 1o,5 cm. (4,1")
W. 9,5 cm. (3,7")
L. 40 cm. (15,8")