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Vase

ca. 1910
20th c
11 1/2 in. x 9 in. (29.21 cm x 22.86 cm)

Max Laeuger, German, (September 30, 1864–December 12, 1952)

Object Type: Ceramic
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Medium and Support: Earthenware
Credit Line: Purchased With Funds Contributed by the 2001 Long Beach Museum of Art Collectors Circle
Accession Number: 2001.30

Commentary
This monumental vase is a fine example of Laeuger's early work. The raised surface, which gives the piece a rich tactile, sculptural quality, is created through application of thin clay slips applied prior to the final glazes. Laeuger was interested in and influenced by Near Eastern ceramic techniques and by the floral and vegetal design motifs seen on Near Eastern ceramics. This vase's lush lemon and leaf design may also reflect Laeuger's awareness of the innovations of French Fauve artist Henri Matisse.

Exhibition
2008-2009: "Modernism and The Wichner Collection," November 7, 2008 - August 16, 2009, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
2004 - 2006: "The Arts & Crafts Movement in Europe & America, 1880 - 1920: Design for the Modern World," December 19, 2004 - April 3, 2005, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California; June 17 - September 11, 2005, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware; October 16, 2005 - January 8, 2006, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2004: "Artful Giving: Collectors Circle Acquisitions, 1994-2004," April 18 - May 18, 2004, Long Beach Museum of Art, Ackerman Family Gallery, Long Beach, California

Object Description
Earthenware vase

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Dimensions
  • H: 11 1/2; Diam: 9 inches Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 9 in. (29.21 x 22.86 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: John Cobabe
    Role: collector
    Place: Redondo Beach, California
    Dates: 3/10/01

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