Earthenware vase with Persia glaze by Michael Andersen
This earthenware vase is decorated with the so-called Persia glaze, created by Daniel Folkmann Andersen (son of founder Michael Andersen). The glaze was awarded a gold medal at the World’s Fair in Brussels in 1935.
The vase was executed by Michael Andersen and son, Rønne, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It has their monogram depicting three herrings in a triangular coat of arms incised. It is the city arms of Rønne in Bornholm, Denmark, where the pottery was located. Michael Andersen was from Rønne, Bornholm.
Very rare bonbonnières with gold leaf by Jens Thirslund
These two very rare earthenware bonbonnières designed by Jens Thirslund (1892-1942) were executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, in the 1920s.
The fancy lidded boxes made for delicious confectionery are glazed with emerald green, red 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. These bonbonnières by ceramist Jens Thirslund are a further development of the pottery’s technique with metallic glazes.
They have the ‘HAK, Danmark’ monogram incised.
Exhibited: Similar models were presented at the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1925.
Collection of black and grey glazed earthenware by Svend Hammershøi
This black and grey double glazed earthenware bowl, vase and candlestick holders were designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948).
They were executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
The pieces are incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
Bowl: H. 12,5 cm. (4,92"), W. 14 cm. (5,51")
Vase: H. 14 cm. (5,51")
Pair of small candlesticks: H. 4,5 cm. (1,77"), W. 8 cm. (3,15")
Larger candlestick: H. 4,5 cm. (1,77"), W. 12,5 cm. (4,92")
Cow-horn technique decorated vase with blue flowers by Herman A. Kähler
This smaller earthenware vase is decorated with blue flowers on creme ground using a cow-horn to apply the glaze - a technique developed at Herman A. Kähler, Denmark where the vase was executed.
It is incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
Large dish decorated with serpentine flowers for Michael Andersen Stoneware
This large earthenware dish was executed at Michael Andersen Stoneware in Rønne, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s. It is decorated with serpentine flowers and glazed in white and light green.
The monogram depicting three fish in a triangular coat of arms - the city arms of Rønne in Bornholm, Denmark is incised on the back of the dish.