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.
Oval-shaped earthenware vase with neck by Svend Hammershøi
This oval-shaped earthenware vase was designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948). It is decorated with black and turquoise green double glaze.
The vase was manufactured by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
It is incised ‘HAK’ monogram.
H. 12,8 cm. (5,04")
Vase decorated with green and red luster glaze by Herman A. Kähler
This elegant earthenware vase decorated with green and red luster glaze was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1910s.
The vase has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
H. 19 cm. (7,5")
W. 19 cm. (7,5")
Unique red luster glaze vase with cobra snakes by Karl Hansen Reistrup
This unique ceramic vase with red luster glaze was designed by Karl Hansen Reistrup (1863-1929). It was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. 1890-1900.
The vase is designed with cobra snakes and twisted ornaments in relief.
It is incised ‘KHR’ and the ‘HAK’ monogram.
The vase is a testament to how Reistrup and Kähler early on benefited from each other's strength – Kähler deft in creating forms and Reistrup’s artistic sensibility for design and decoration.
H. 25 cm. (9,8")