Designer: Max Läuger (German, 1864–1952)

Factory: Tonwerke Kandern (German)

Date: ca. 1899

Culture: German, Kandern

Medium: Earthenware

Dimensions: Height: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)

Classification: Ceramics-Pottery

Credit Line: Gift of Robert L. Isaacson, 1991

Accession Number: 1991.182.1


Läuger, who initially studied painting at the Académie Julian in Paris, used the clay body of his earthenware vessels as a substrate for vibrant colors. A technically ingenious design, this vase has a reddish brown–glazed body enclosed in an openwork frame of spiraling green bands.