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Posted 4 years ago


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I would appreciate some help with this one, can any one give me some history of this German Factory , has a Wiener Werkstatte feel, would love to know more about the factory and the designer, height is 12 cm

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  1. AmandaAddamsAuctions AmandaAddamsAuctions, 4 years ago

    Up for auction is a colorful, expressive 1930s German figural ceramic ash tray and match holder from the store Pitt Petri in Buffalo, NY (store designed by Czech-American architect Antonin Raymond). Terracotta ceramics were made in Germany during the 1920s-30s exclusively for Pitt Petri. Stylistically the work is very similar to work by the Austrian Wiener Werkstatte. The Pitt Petri store still exists and continues to sell high-end ceramic and glass wares.
    The ashtray marked Pitt Petri, Made in Germany , the Pitt Petri Crane logo and the designers initials WR .
    The figure is 5¼ inches high, 5¾ inches across and 4½ inches long. It is in very good original condition. T are some glaze chips or misses, it is difficult to tell. This wonderful piece would be a great addition to a 20th century modernist ceramic collection.
  2. THO, 2 years ago
    WR- Walter Rhaue, Görlitz.
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Well done THO!!!!!

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