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 Amphora Werke Reissner, Wax Drip
 
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TITLE:  Wax Drip
ARTIST:  Amphora Werke Reissner (Austrian, 1892–1945)
WORK DATE:  1900
CATEGORY:  Ceramics
MATERIALS:  ceramic
SIZE:  h: 13.2 x w: 6.2 in / h: 33.5 x w: 15.7 cm
STYLE:  Art Nouveau
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Jason Jacques Inc.  +1-212-535-7500  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  The crowning element of this hard earthenware candlestick is glazed and textured to resemble hammered bronze. The handle that links the bobeche element to the base resembles a cascade of hardened candle wax. The suggestion that a fragile wax drip could be used to carry a heavy candlestick adds an element of whimsy to the piece. It is further decorated with a superb matte, opalescent and iridescent glazes in shades of green, pink, yellowish-beige and purplish-blue. This is a fine example of Dachsel's talent for combining novel forms with functional objects. Impressed Amphora / RStK
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Jason Jacques Inc. Inventory Catalogue
 
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