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3x Rosenthal Karl & Ursula Scheid vase


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In the world of fine ceramics, where craftsmanship and artistry converge, the name Karl & Ursula Scheid stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of German ceramicists. The auction offers a rare glimpse into their creative genius with the Pillowcase Vase Trio, a masterpiece born from their union as artists under one name. Karl Scheid, the visionary behind this creative odyssey, took the plunge in 1956 when he opened his own design studio. However, it wasn't until three years later that the studio truly became a crucible of innovation with the arrival of Ursula Scheid. Together, they embarked on a collaborative journey, weaving their artistic sensibilities into the very fabric of clay and porcelain. The Scheid ceramics were more than just pottery; they were symphonies of variation and differentiation that seamlessly melded into complete works of art. It was this unique approach that drew the attention of Rosenthal Pottery in 1979, marking the beginning of a fruitful partnership. Over the years, their artistic alchemy produced numerous outstanding pottery items, which garnered them international acclaim and prestigious rewards. Yet, their creative ardour extended beyond Rosenthal, as they lent their talents to other German porcelain makers, particularly Hutschenreuther. The centrepiece of the upcoming auction, the Pillowcase Vase Trio, is a testament to the Scheids' artistic versatility. The trio, shaped like pillowcases with their corners gracefully flattened, is a triumph of form and function. Crafted in various colors, each variation showcases the Scheids' mastery over their medium. The example at hand is adorned in rich brown hues, with a seamless transition from a darker tone on the upper part to a lighter one on the lower section. Every piece bearing the Scheids' touch was marked with the distinctive incised Rosenthal Studio Linie Germany mark, a seal of quality that collectors cherish. What truly sets this offering apart, beyond its artistic finesse, is its impeccable condition. No cracks or chips mar the surface, and the colors remain as vibrant as the day they were first brushed onto the vase. It is, however, important to acknowledge that these are original vintage items, bearing the weathered traces of time and usage, adding to their character and charm. As the auction beckons, it is an opportunity not only to acquire a remarkable piece of art but also to be part of the enduring legacy of Karl & Ursula Scheid, whose creative synergy continues to captivate collectors and connoisseurs worldwide. In their hands, clay and porcelain transcended mere materials, becoming conduits of artistic expression, a timeless testament to the power of collaboration in the world of ceramics. Manufacturer Rosenthal Pottery Designer Karl & Ursula Scheid Modell Brown Pillowcase Vase Trio Vase measures H 22 /18 /13 cm L/M/S W 12,5 cm D 7 cm

GENERAL INFO Check out my profile for many more retro vases! Questions are welcome and will be answered ASAP International buyers are welcome! Please contact me for exact delivery costs in advance if you're outside the EU I try to describe all the items as accurately and as honestly as possible, and I always include photos of the actual items. There can be naturally occurring manufacturer's defects, slight surface scratching, or wear consistent with normal use. Any condition outside normal vintage wear, like chips or cracks or serious defaults, will be noted and/or clearly visible on the photos. Most importantly: this is a transaction between a private seller and a private buyer of secondhand items, so no refunds or returns are accepted, nor any claims of guarantee or similar services, according to law.

ConditionVery goodColorsBeige, Brown, Taupe, Multi Color, YellowMaterialCeramicNumber of items3BrandRosenthalHeight22 cmWidth12 cmDepth7 cm

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