Theo Schmuz-Baudiß

Vereinigte Werkstätten Jugendstil Vase 1898 - 1899

6 cm
€ 650

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About the artwork

Very rare vase by Theo Schmuz-Baudiss (1859-1942), for the Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst und Handwerk, München.
Executed by Porzellanfabrik Swaine & Co., Hüttensteinach.
Thin white Porcelain with relief stylized flower decoration.
Signed in green cachet: V.W. and TSB.

About the Artist

Theo Schmuz-Baudiß or Schmuz-Baudiss was a German sculptor, ceramist and Porcelain designer. Between 1902 and 1928 he worked for the Königlichen Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin (KPM). In 1908 he became the artistic director of the KPM and remained this until his retirement in 1925. As a ceramist he is considered to be one of the leading figures in the Jugendstil era.