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Visual Splendor: Decorative Arts & Photography

Wed, Jan 24, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 499

Franz Walter Bergmann "Circus" Ceramic Plate

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Franz Walter Bergmann (Austrian, 1898-1977). Ceramic plate titled "Circus" depicting a ringmaster leading horses through the ring, 1946-47. Low-fire ceramic with sgraffito decoration and a clear glaze overtop. Initialed and with a mark along the underside.

Provenance: From the distinguished collection of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN - proceeds from this sale will benefit their mission.

Height: 1 1/2 in x diameter: 14 1/4 in.
Walker

Condition

The underside has signs of light wear, consistent with age and use. There are no major chips, cracks, or losses. There are no visible signs of restoration under UV light.

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