Danish Royal Porcelain 1775-2000 - 225 Years of Design
and Art Deco – the 1920s
the years around the First World War, underglaze painting had
become so well established that people were looking for new
avenues. Stoneware with glazing inspired by Japan via
France opened up possibilities for the sophisticatedly rustic,
while overglaze painting was its diametrical opposite,
symbolism oriental elegance.
B&G Art Deco Figurine is available at our web store
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Item . Other Figurines from same series
"The Sea" are found at the Metropolitan Museum
in New York.
The World Exposition in Paris in 1925 brought together both
schools in the concept of Art Deco. Not until after 1930
does functionalism make its mark - and thus undecorated
porcelain. It took a long time for the public to see the
absence of decoration as a positive feature.
The Post War
Period - Functionalism and Sensivity
World Exposition in Paris 1900] [Luxury and Art Deco - The