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Sawa Klinker Floor Vase Shape 160

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This vase was probably made by Sawa Keramik and falls into the "klinker" category due to the high-fired red clay. The vase, like most Sawa, is hand made and features geometric sgraffito decoration with a black stain, very effective. Likely date is 1950s or early 60s. (A lot of new information is coming to light about "klinker" vases, including many more companies, so the attribution on this one is uncertain, but it's just as impressive no matter which company did the work.)

Size: Height about 16".

Price: $65 plus shipping and insurance.

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Condition: Excellent with no damage and no repairs. All sales are fully guaranteed.

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