Hedwig Bollhagen:
Can 870, Orange


Hedwig Bollhagen:
Can 870, Orange


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Ceramics | Made and painted by hand | Format 14.5 x 13.5 x 10 cm (H/W/D)


Hedwig Bollhagen: Can 870, Orange

For candy lovers. Ceramic biscuit can. Made and painted by hand. Format 14.5 x 13.5 x 10 cm (H/W/D). Orange version.

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Timeless, fuss-free, unparalleled - the ceramic works of Hedwig Bollhagen outlive all trends and can be found in museums, galleries and domestic glass showcases.

The artist from Hannover, born in 1907, was fascinated by the artfully painted stoneware since her childhood and attended the Ceramic Art School in Hoehr-Grenzhausen from 1925. That was a time when the Bollhagen's sense of decor and form shape.

The ceramic icon combines the aesthetics of the Bauhaus with traditional influences while remaining true to its own formal language. Geometric patterns in alternation with delicate pastel shades define the decors, which became design objects starting from 1934 when the factory in Marwitz was opened. Until the late years, she worked in the same color checkered smock in the workshops and immortalized herself with the quote "These are just pots" with her typical blue and white classics. In 2001 the artist died.

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