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")
'Oldnordic' terracotta evaporator by Michael Andersen
This impressive ‘Oldnordic’ urn / evaporator of terracotta by Michael Andersen (1859-1931) was executed around 1900.
The urn / evaporator is lacquered with an antique bronze. It is to be placed on top of a tiled stove where the content of water was then evaporated to compensate for the otherwise dry climate in a tiled stove.
The evaporator is richly decorated with Old Nordic motifs like dragons, runes, shields and ancient ornaments. The runes are the names of the legendary Nordic hero Regnar Lodbrog and his wife, Tora Borgarhjort.
Similar model is a part of the Michael Andersen exhibition at Bornholm Museum, Denmark.
Literature: Rønne Byarkiv. Michael Andersen: 'Terracotta- und Majolokawaren - Export Katalog 1910', Planche 5, nr. 473.
H. 18 cm. (7")
W. 32 cm (12,6")
Large black and turquoise elliptical shaped dish by Nils Kähler
This very large elliptical shaped earthenware dish designed by Nils Kähler (1906-1979) was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1940s.
It is decorated with black and turquoise green double glaze.
The dish is incised with the ‘HAK’ monogram.
L. 55,5 cm. (21,9")
H. 4,8 cm. (1,9")
Black and grey double glazed jardinière by Svend Hammershøi
This earthenware jardinière / flower pot was designed by Svend Hammershøi (1873-1948).
It has a black and grey double glaze.
The flower pot was executed by Herman A. Kähler, Denmark, ca. in the 1930s.
It has the ‘HAK’ monogram incised.
H. 8 cm. (3,15")
W. 8,5 cm. (3,35")
L. 18 cm. (7,09")