12-18-2010 12-18-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2531B Boston
December 18, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Rudolf Knorlein (1902-1988) Ceramic Sculpture

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2531B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 18, 2010 10:00AM


Rudolf Knorlein (1902-1988) Ceramic Sculpture
Glazed earthenware
Austria, c. 1930
Head of a woman with green loop hair, black face with high color on neck on an oval plinth in green glaze, incised markers mark under glaze, some losses, ht. 13 3/4 in.

Knorlein was a sculptor and ceramicist worked for the Wiener Werkstatte, Gmundner keramik, and for Goldscheider. He was famous for his new colours and glazes which played a major design role in the West German Goldscheider range. He also designed wall masks for Goldscheider.

Estimate $800-1,200


Rudolf Knorlein, Austria, Head