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This modified double gourd shaped vase is hand thrown and comes from the Gramann company in East Germany. The impressed TR mark is for Töpferei Römhild or Töperhof Römhild, either of which roughly translates to Römhild Studio. Römhild is also where the company was located, although I tend to refer to the company by the family name Gramann to avoid confusion with any other companies in the same area. The glaze on this vase is monochrome, somewhat unusual for Gramann, and the texture is a bit grainy, which I suspect is from an imperfect firing rather than intent. Still, it's a great form.
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