Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Art Deco AETCO Studio Pottery

In Art Deco > Show & Tell and Pottery > Studio Art Pottery > Show & Tell.
austrohungaro's loves291 of 3323Loetz Candia Silberiris Beaker made for E. Bakalowits Söhne, PN 85/5177, ca. 1903Art Nouveau Piel Frères Sash Buckle
8
Love it
0
Like it

vintagelampvintagelamp loves this.
surfdub66surfdub66 loves this.
austrohungaroaustrohungaro loves this.
BelltownBelltown loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Cormoran1925Cormoran1925 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
See 6 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 6 years ago

    Arisellon
    (86 items)

    This rare Art Deco vase or planter (reminds me of a bonsai planter) was manufactured by the American Encaustic Tiling Company (AETCO) of Zanesville, Ohio. Circa 1920's-1930's.

    According to Old House Authority, "The American Encaustic Tiling Company, also called AETCO or AE (1875-to at least 1945), was one of the most distinguished American makers of household adornments, as well as one of the largest tile producers of modern times. AETCO's wares found their way into countless American houses and public buildings. AETCO provided 'artistic' tiles of a very high order of design and execution for innumerable front porches, vestibules, halls, and fireplaces while, at the same time, it helped to convince Americans of the merit of tiled bathrooms and kitchens. "

    Although AETCO was prolific with utilitarian and decorative tiles during the period, this vase appears to be from their studio line of more decorative objects. They had a showroom in New York City at the time, and this studio piece might have been from there. It has a green and brown crystalline glaze that reminds me of Fulper pieces of the period. The angular, geometric, and stepped base of the piece is typical of the design motifs of the Art Deco period.

    It must be an unusual piece because Mark Bassett contacted me years ago for some photos of it to put in one of his pottery books (not sure if it ever was in a book or not):

    http://www.markbassett.com/

    logo
    Art Deco
    See all
    antique c.1920s Art Deco NUDE LADY LAMP, Frosted Glass & Metal
    antique c.1920s Art Deco NUDE LADY ...
    $128
    Uranium Glass Art Deco Jadite Heart Earrings Vintage Czech Vaseline
    Uranium Glass Art Deco Jadite Heart...
    $28
    VACHERON CONSTANTIN ART DECO 4299 TEAR DROP LUGS 18KT ROSE GOLD VINTAGE WATCH
    VACHERON CONSTANTIN ART DECO 4299 T...
    $1,200
    GUILLOCHE ENAMEL STERLING SILVER ART DECO ANTIQUE CIGARETTE CARD CASE BOX NAVY
    GUILLOCHE ENAMEL STERLING SILVER AR...
    $91
    logo
    antique c.1920s Art Deco NUDE LADY LAMP, Frosted Glass & Metal
    antique c.1920s Art Deco NUDE LADY ...
    $128
    See all

    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning!!!!!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.