Description & Technical information

Designed by: Michael Powolny, around 1907, cat. raisonné 73

Executed by: Gmundner Keramik, around 1919, model no. 154

Marked: GK, 154, B (painter’s mark)

Ceramic, white and polychrome glaze, gilt bowl, excellent original condition

The centrepiece was also sold by Wiener Werkstätte under article number K 0345

Date:  around 1907
Period:  Early 20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: Ceramic, white and polychrome glaze, gilt
Signature: Marked: GK, 154, B (painter’s mark)

Dimensions: 16 x 30 cm (6¹/₄ x 11³/₄ inches)
Provenance: private property, Austria


A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archive
at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 112-66; E.
Frottier, Michael Powolny, Keramik und Glas aus Wien 1900–1950, cat.
raisonné no. 73