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    Posted 9 years ago

    cogito
    (145 items)

    German Jugendstil hand-hammered, mixed natural and dark patinated copper tureen or ice bucket with applied bronze handles and strap work. The mixture of dark and light copper patina in the design motif with bronze strap work is characteristic of the design work of Hans Eduard von Berlepsch-Valendas for Winhart & Co (Munich, Ger). Circa 1900-05. Dimensions: 13.75”(H) x 18.10”(W).

    Hans Eduard von Berlepsch-Valendas (German/Swiss, 1849-1921) was born to parents of noble descent in St. Gallen, Switzerland. His family moved in 1862 from St. Gallen to Zurich, where Hans attended the Federal Polytechnic, now the ETH, and studied architecture under Gottfried Semper, who had created among other things, his own high school and as probably most famous building is the opera in Dresden. Berlepsch-Valendas eventually specialized in interior design, architecture and the decorative arts in the early 1870s. He was one of the pioneers of the Jugendstil aesthetic in German-speaking Switzerland. He designed Villa Tobler in Zurich, one of his major works in 1898 -1900, under the new concept of gesamtkunstwerke, in which building, design and objects were harmoniously constructed such that a "total work" of art was generated. Berlepsch-Valendas later moved to Munich in 1875, where he completed more interior design work included the design of public and private spaces, public transport, such as Gebäulichkeiten, and even ships. In addition to his interior design major work, Berlepsch-Valendas was also a draftsman, designer and writer, born from the idea that art is not just for its own sake, but to renew all walks of life and to contribute to improved living conditions.

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    Comments

    1. inky inky, 9 years ago
      Beautiful!...:-)
    2. ozmarty ozmarty, 9 years ago
      I learn so much from you . Thank you so much . you have a great eye .
    3. cogito cogito, 9 years ago
      You're too kind. I think I just love the backstory and history of the items as much as their aesthetic beauty. If it doesn't have a good story, I'm generally not interested.
    4. Budek Budek, 8 years ago
      Elegant design, beautiful contrasts,
      Thanks for sharing such wonderful pieces.

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