Marianne Starck for MA&S (Michael Andersen & Søn) Very Large Bowl / Wall Decor with Figurative Motif (Couple in Love) in Persia Glaze, Danish Ceramic 1960s

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Rare very large bowl or wall decor designed by Marianne Starck for the famous Danish ceramic workshop Michael Andersen & Søn (MA&S) on the island of Bornholm. Made ca 1960s. 

The bowl can also be hung on the wall. It´s decorated by hand and feautres a couple in love sitting on a branch. 

It's decorated with the so-called Persia glaze which gives a vivid colorplay and makes every piece unique. The Persia glaze has a crackle effect and was developed at Michael Andersen & Søn in the 1930s by David Andersen. They won a gold medal for this at the Worlds Fair in Brussels in 1935. 

The firing has a large influence on the color and how the colors melt into each other giving every piece a unique expression. In our eyes this piece has an especially beautiful colorplay.

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Excellent vintage condition. 
No chips, cracks, repairs. 

diameter: 35 cm (13.78")
height: 7,5 cm (2.95")
weight: ~1550g + wrapping

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Marianne Starck (1938-2007) was the artistic leader at Michael Andersen pottery for decades. She was a graphic artist and came from Northern Germany to the pottery in the 1950s and stayed there until it closed in 1993. She made a lot of great designs through the years always renewing her artistic language. A very talented and versatile artist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Weight 3 Kg
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