Tsuchida Yasuhiko, Art Glass “Mosaic” Vase, 1999
Tsuchida Yasuhiko (b. 1969) Osaka, Japan/ Italy
Art glass mosaic technique vase 1999
Overall matte finish art glass vase with an elaborate mosaic technique inset with red rectangular patchwork sections and blue murrina jewels all on a chocolate brown body with a black glass foot
Marks: Tsuchida Yasuhiko 99, 77
For more information see: Tsuchida Yasuhiko, exh. cat., Franco Schiavon (Murano, Italy: Palazzo del Vetro, 2000).
Provenance: Pauly & Co. Venice
H: 4 3/4″ x Dia: 5 1/8″
Yasuhiko Tsuchida was born in Osaka, Japan in 1969. In 1988, soon after graduating TSUJI Culinary Institute, he left Japan to explore food and art in Paris. Since 1992, he has lived in Venice, Italy. Tsuchida has been making glass work in Murano Island since 1995, and next year assumed the office of art director at Schiavone Glass Co. Ltd. In 1996 he presented a glass sculpture entitled “Bamboo Collection” with Japanese motif of bamboo. The work was highly acclaimed, which gave him a chance to start to hold solo exhibitions around the world. In 2000, Tsuchida became a member of the board of directors at Venetian Glass Institute, and a chief director there in 2003. In 2004, he won Honorary Technique Prize in Düsseldorf, Germany, and in 2008, received Award of Contribution to Cultural Promotion from Grosseto city, Toscana. In the same year, he represented Japan at International Open Exhibition of Sculpture, and won the Grand-Prix. In 2010, Tsuchida was invited to the Issei Miyake “IM10” Project Competition, and held a solo exhibition at Lorusso Gallery, Andria, Italy. Tsuchida continues to exhibit in many solo shows around the world.
Georges Serré / Art Deco Warm ivory /sand colored glazed stoneware vase c. 1925
GEORGES SERRÉ (1889-1956) France
Vase c. 1925
Warm ivory /sand colored glazed stoneware with hand incised stylized leaf and floral motif with a top collar and lower half in a softened geometric repeat pattern all in a light brown tonality.
Marks: G Serre (hand incised signature)
For more information see: La Céramique Art Déco, Edgar Pelichet (Paris: Bibliothèque des Arts, 1988), p. 47.
For more information on Serré see: Georges Serré, exhib. cat. (Paris: Galerie Landrot, 1992).
H: 11″ x Dia: 10″
Michael Powolny / Wiener Keramik Vienna Secession “Putto” vase c.1910
MICHAEL POWOLNY (1871-1954) Austria
BERTOLD LÖFFLER (1874-1960) Austria
WIENER KERAMIK Vienna
Putto mit Füllhornvase c. 1910
Glazed white earthenware handpainted with black enamel.
Marks: MP (impressed artist’s monogram), WK (impressed firm logo in a square)
Exhibited: Frühjahrsausstellung Österreichischer Kunstgewerbe in Österreichisches Museum für Kunst und Industrie (today the MAK museum), Vienna, 1912.
Model illustrated: Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, Vol. XXXI, October 1912 March 1913, n.p.; Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, Vol. XXXIII, October 1913-March 1914, n.p.; The Studio Yearbook of Decorative Art 1913 (London, 1913), p. 218; Wiener Keramik, L.W. Rochowanski (Leipzig and Wien: Thyrsos Verlag, 1923) n.p.; Michael Powolny: Keramik und Glas aus Wien 1900 bis 1950, Elisabeth Frottier (Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 1990) 1912 photograph with the horse sculpture displayed in vitrine from Frühjahrsausstellung Österreichischer Kunstgewerbe, illus. 4, p. 15, illus. 16, p. 33, cat. no. WV 132.
H: 8 9/16″ x Dia: 5 3/4″