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    Posted 9 years ago

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    Geranium Vase by Zsolnay
    Hungary, circa 1900
    9" high

    Zsolnay was one of the widely acclaimed Art Nouveau ceramics manufactories, winning awards at the world expositions of their day. They are still in business, but like some other potteries, their best work ended with the Art Nouveau era. This vase has the renowned Zsolnay eosin glaze which is iridescent and changes as the day's light ebbs and flows.

    It has the raised, round five steeples mark.

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    1. AmberRose AmberRose, 9 years ago
    2. inky inky, 9 years ago
      Ditto! with AmberRose!...:-)
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      This is really beautiful!
      That red is amazing!
    4. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 9 years ago
      Thank you for the comments and loves. I'll work on getting better photos posted.
    5. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 9 years ago
      I added new photos that were taken in natural light.
    6. AmberRose AmberRose, 9 years ago
      Loving it more!
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      I'm with Amber! It keeps getting better!
    8. artislove artislove, 9 years ago
      beautifull eosin vase thanx for sharing!
    9. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 9 years ago
      "I suppose all these people know better than I.
      It was silly, perhaps, but I did like the view
      Of geraniums (red) and delphiniums (blue)."

      i love the way those complex and unusual colors of the pelargonium leaves were captured - even the texture sort of...
    10. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 9 years ago
      My initial reaction was "What a wonderful Glass Vase and what colors!" but to find out it's Zsolnay pottery....I am amazed!! RER (LOUMANAL)
    11. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      Moon, thanks for finding these beauties
    12. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 8 years ago
      nldionne, thank you for loving them as I do!! I love to see others treasures so I can learn my taste in wonderful pieces...XOXOXO my friend :))
    13. NativeJewelerylovers NativeJewelerylovers, 8 years ago
      beautiful piece...
    14. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 8 years ago
      WOW! This looks Fantastic
    15. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 7 years ago
      I posted a better photo.
    16. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      i can't believe how beautiful this is!! wasn't there a very big 'red geranium' craze in Germany around 1930?
    17. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the compliment, ho2cultcha. I don't know much about Germany so I can't answer your question about a geranium craze around 1930. Apparently, Zsolnay of Hungary thought the geranium was worthy of a vase around 1900.
    18. Moonhill Moonhill, 7 years ago
      Beautiful...Geranium's at their best.
    19. martika martika, 5 years ago
    20. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 5 years ago
      Thank you, martika.

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