Mid-century modern studio porcelain leaf dish by master ceramicist F. J. Von Tury. Hand decorated with vines,.leaves, and berries in brown, charcoal gray, and dark blue on a pale ice blue ground. Hand inscribed with the artist's signature. Stands at 7 5/8" long x 5.5" wide x .75" high. In EXCELLENT - MINT condition with no cracks, chips, crazing, or issues of note. Some "scuffing" on the underside.
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 range from pale ice blue to cream to celadon. Check our shop for additional Vontury listings as we frequently add new items.
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SOLD: Mid-Century Modern Porcelain Leaf Dish by Vontury
In EXCELLENT - MINT condition with no cracks, chips, crazing, or issues of note. There is some "scuffing" on the underside. See photos for details.