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Anton Lang Pottery Vase with applied leaves~He was Jesus at 3 Oberammagau Passion Plays

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paris1925's loves332 of 493Webb Bronze Art Glass Vase?Loetz 3-handled Tango vase with design by Dagobert Peche
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Posted 3 years ago

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Budek
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It's a hat~trick!
This is a wonderful piece made by the German potter & actor, Anton Lang.
I admit that I loved the piece when I found it, imperfect though it be, but also admit that I loved it even more when I read some about it's maker.
He lived from 1875 ~ 1938. Played the part of Jesus 3 times in the Oberammergau Passion Play in the early 1900's,.....that's something, isn't it?
One leaf is chipped, and there's one other possible loss,( may have been a bud on one of the stems ).
The signature is different from the signature on other pots of his that I've seen,....looks handwritten, not stamped,( I think all of the other ones I've seen have been stamped, in the script of his handwriting, but stamped )
Always appreciate looks, loves, and comments!
Thanks,
Tony.

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
    stunning piece Tony!!!!!
  2. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    Thanks Sean! I'm happy to be posting again, needed that love:)
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Oberammergau - Wow!

    A Fabulous Pot, TONINO!
  4. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    Thank You Kevin! the love is
    always appreciated!
  5. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    and that's a Fabulous comment! Thanks again!
  6. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the looks and loves, racer, agh, mike, walksoftly, tom, & inky
    much appreciated!
  7. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 3 years ago
    Very pretty!
  8. drgkiwi, 3 years ago
    This is an early signature, he looped the A around 1920 is what I read. I don't know for sure what year when he started looping the A. I know the loop is there in 1922 and after for sure.
  9. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the loves, petey, Virginia, cogito, hocultcha, & Elisabethan, much appreciated!, and thanks for the helpful comment, Virginia and drgkiwi!
  10. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 3 years ago
    Most beautiful!! : D
  11. paris1925 paris1925, 3 years ago
    very nice

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