Standing at 15" high - this mid-century modern vase is a classic example if the work of F. J. Von Tury. Constructed of hand thrown porcelain it is embellished with a pair of pomegranate "knobs". Topped by a brown "flame" glazed top neck/opening. Hand-decorated with a blue and brown blossoms and leaves on an ice blue ground. Remnants of the original label remain. Inscribed with the artist's signature on the bottom. See photographs for details

Stands 15" high x 7" diameter. 

In EXCELLENT - MINT condition with no cracks, chips, crazing, or issues of note. 

Francis Joseph von Tury (1901 - 1992) was a fourth generation Hungarian potter. After emigrating to the US in 1929 he invented a unique "single firing" process for porcelain which is now the standard. Equally renowned for his talent as an artisan - his work initially gained fame at the 1935 and 1939 World Fairs. Throughout the balance of his lengthy career "Joe" maintained an atelier studio while consulting with porcelain manufacturers worldwide. Along with creating bodies of work for partners such as Georg Jensen. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian Institute.

C+V HOME has come to love and collect Vontury porcelain. Their ground hues ranging from pale ice blue to cream to celadon green. Check our shop for additional Vontury listings as we frequently add new items.

 

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15" Mid-Century Modern Vontury Studio Pottery Vase

SKU: 0754
$295.00Price
  • In EXCELLENT - MINT condition with no cracks, chips, crazing, or issues of note.