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vintage dark brown clay Ditlev art pottery bowl from Denmark. a Flea Market find

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    Posted 6 years ago

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    This beautiful Danish art pottery bowl was a filthy mess, but I could see it was well worth the $2. price the seller wanted at the Concord Flea today! the oxblood glaze just popped when I cleaned it with a little oxy-clean and water after I got home with it. WOW! ! ! the bowl is 6 1/4" wide 2" high, has a 5 1/2" opening, and a 2 1/2" base. it has a glossy brown exterior, that's the same color as the pottery, and that oxblood interior, that does it for me! :^) the mark on the bottom that's impressed says Di or D' tiev? (in the round) over Danmark like I've spelled it. not Denmark, sooo... not sure. any ideas? thoughts?
    **Thanks to vetraio50, I now know that this bowl was made by DITLEV Henrik Larsen, probably in the 1960s or early 70s. A rare find for sure

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      DITLEV Henrik Larsen, I think.
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      "Ditlev Keramik was founded by Ditlev Henrik Larsen who ran his pottery from 1956. People just called him Ditlev.
      His pieces were sold in the important designers cooperativ and store in Copenhagen called DEN PERMANTE. Many acknowledged designers pieces were exhibited and put for sale here. Have a look at this article:

      Before or beside having his own studio Ditlev worked as thrower number one at the pottery of Lars Syberg, a quite known Danish pottery studio in the 40s and 50s. At the same time also the famous Bjørn Wiinblad worked there and was allowed to use the pottery in his spare time to make his own pieces. Ditlev throwed bowls, plates and figurines in nighttime for Bjørn Wiinblad which Wiinblad afterwards decorated. And these pieces from the 40s were the start of Wiinblads fame as ceramic artist. When Wiinblad took over Nymølle Fajancefabrik - this must have been around 1970 / mid 70s - Ditlev joined him.

      That Ditlev was an excellent thrower is absolutely visible in all pieces from his own studio.
      He´s got a great sense of shaping as well."
    3. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 6 years ago
      thank you so much vitraio50, this is a beautiful bowl and well may be what you say! Thanks again, bill
      after looking yes it is! :^) m
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      It's a great piece of throwing !!!
      I'm on the look out for some of those early Wiinblad collaborative pieces !!!
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      I did have a tea set by Ditlev many moons ago !!!
    6. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Love that bright vivid red...fabulous!!...:-)
    7. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 6 years ago
      yes thanks inky! :^) and now because of vetraio50, I can find others similar to mine, and different ones with those popping colors!
    8. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      That red is gorgeous Bill!
    9. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 6 years ago
      Yes Rick55, it's one of the nicest red glazed pottery that I have. Thanks

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