Description & Technical information

Designed by: Alexander Pfohl, 
Executed by: Erwin Pfohl, workshop

Nudes representing allegories of the four elements, unique 

This piece was made in 1946 in the workshop of Erwin Pfohl, where Alexander Pfohl created unique pieces after WW2. The design sketches for this vase are in the possession of Ms. Herrmann-Pfohl.
We would like to thank Ms. Brigitte Herrmann-Pfohl for her generous help in verifying this artwork and making the design sketches available.

Date:  1946
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Transparent glass, Multi-faceted, Lucent painting in enamel
Signature: Signed: A. PFOHL, adhesive label of company J. Blazek in Haida

Dimensions: 40 x 23 cm (15³/₄ x 9 inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Germany
Literature: cf. C. Hartmann, Das Glas im Raum Haida und Steinschönau, Bad Bayersoien 2004, p. 168 and p. 260.
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design