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Posted 3 years ago

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Aurora by Amphora
Bohemia, circa 1900
9.5" high

Amphora celebrates the Art Nouveau headdress with this lady, which some collectors call Aurora. I added period photos to reveal the fashion that likely inspired Amphora's designers. A fellow named Mucha also might have provided some inspiration. Those of you that are familiar with my collection might wonder if I reposted the same vase. I didn't. This is my second Aurora on this particular form. (Yes, I love her that much.) If you compare the two closely, you will see differences in the cabochons, hair, and other details.

Enjoy a dramatic video of Amphora Art Nouveau pottery on YouTube by searching for “Amphora Pottery.”

Also, at www.facebook.com/Amphora.Pottery you will find photos of Amphora's diverse creations.

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  1. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
    What a beautiful vase w/2 gorgeous photos! Thanks for posting.
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS !!!!!
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
    stunning darling !!!!!!!!!!!!! im so drooling!!
  4. fledermaus fledermaus, 3 years ago
    These Masterworks are priceless! I love the photos as well. Just wonderful!
  5. freiheit freiheit, 3 years ago
    Looks to me like Gustav Klimt; especially the back. Really beautiful!
  6. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
    lovely vase, and the photos are great. You have put in some effort, so people like me can understand your passion and take pleasure into delving into pasture new. Thank you.
  7. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 3 years ago
    Thank you for the loves and comments, all. Freiheit, Amphora did a series of vases that collectors have labeled the Klimt series. Amphora and Klimt were contemporaries, likely quite aware of each other's creations. Peasejean, that's a very nice thing to say. Thank you.
  8. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
    Wonderful post, thankyou!
  9. surfdub66 surfdub66, 3 years ago
    just beautiful;-]
  10. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 3 years ago
    Thank you Elisabethan and surfdub66 and everyone else for the loves.
  11. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
    I saw a silver ladies compact with the face of your vase, it was beautiful.

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