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Töpferei Römhild Pitcher Form with Purple Volcanic Glaze

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This mid century modern East German pottery pitcher was made by Gramann around 1965. It features their classic marble-like volcanic glaze in a mauve shade with darker areas at the top and bottom. The pitcher is hand made and features the incised T over R mark for Töperhof Römhild. (The pottery was located in Römhild.) Gramann doesn't get enough credit as yet, but they were doing volcanic glazes before any of the larger,commercial potteries. They tend to be more subtle than most with small to tiny craters and smooth sides. Most Gramann, including this pitcher were also hand thrown, while most of the commercial potteries used molds to increase production numbers. Date on this one would likely be early to mid 1960s.

Height is about 8"

Price: $125 plus shipping and insurance.

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Condition: excellent with no damage, no repairs...fully guaranteed.

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