|Knögden (?)West German Pottery Vase
Description: The history or attribution of this delightful vase remains problematic. Current best guess is Knögden Edel Keramik in the late 1980s (the end of the W. German era), but that's not solid despite Kevin Graham's efforts so far.
The glaze would be consistent with that era in some respects (particularly the metallic luster), but some companies were doing unusual glazes earlier. The form is well-proportioned, but it's the glaze that makes this one stand out. Base glaze is black, ranging from semi-matte to gloss, while the top glaze features multiple shades of blue flowing down with a metallic luster.....enough to be striking without becoming harsh.
Dimensions: Height is about 8" with a max diameter of about 5 3/4"
Company/Artist: possibly Knögden
Estimated Date: 1986
Condition: is very good, but there are two small glaze flaws, possibly in the making since glazes of this type are rather touchy, possibly "dings".
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