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.
Large cream coloured vase with light blue stripes by Kähler
This large cream colored ceramic vase with light blue stripes was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s.
The vase has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
H. 40 cm (15,7 in.)
W. 22 cm (8,6 in.)
Set of seven turquoise stoneware flowerpots by Nils Kähler
This set of seven stoneware flowerpots designed by Nils Kähler (1906-1979) are glazed in a turquoise blue.
They were executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1950s.
The flowerpots are incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
H. 12,5 cm. (4,92")
W. 15 cm. (5,91")