Lot 33. Teapot. Theodor Bogler, Earthenware Factories Of The Velten-Vordamm, 1925/1926

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Auction date:03.07.2019   16:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 33Teapot. Theodor Bogler, Earthenware Factories Of The Velten-Vordamm, 1925/1926
Earthenware. Poured, sand-coloured shards. Beige glazed with asymmetrical brown wave decor. Indoor beige glazed. Bast Wrapped Handle. Blue manufactory mark with signature (painted). H. 12 cm. since the 1920s, in the possession of the family Rohlfs. Theodor Bogler studied in 1919-1920 at the State Bauhaus in Weimar under Theodor Itten and Lyonel Feininger. 1920-1924, he visited the ceramic workshop of the Bauhaus in Dornburg, whose technical Director, his brother-in-law Otto Lindig was. 1925/1926, he moved Velten in the earthenware factories-Vordamm. Here in this auction offered tea set is created.- Boglers timeless and clean Design for his radical rethinking of the Bauhaus and, later, in Velten-Vordamm, with clear forms, functionality, and aesthetic sensibility. He dismantled the conventional Form of a jug into the stereotypes of the basic shapes, which he combined for different models. - From 1927 Bogler occurs in the Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach, where in 1932 he received the priestly ordination. At the same time, he was to continue as a ceramicist and works in later years, among other things, for the state Majolica factory in Karlsruhe. He dies in 1968 in Andernach. Provenance: this and the three following catalogue Nos. it is lt. EL a gift from Helene Rohlfs (wife of the painter Christian Rohlfs) to the family of the consignor. The Service included literature: Weber, Klaus (surrender), pottery and the Bauhaus, exhibition catalog 12.4.-28.5.1989, Berlin, 1989. P. 54 ff, p. 214 et seq., figure 240 /241. Exhibition: Hetjens-Museum, Düsseldorf, Inv.Nr. 1974/1972.

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