Vintage ceramic candlestick by M. Bolesław Książe, Poland 1960


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Beautiful ceramic candlestick. He comes from the "Kamionka" Cooperative from Łysa Góra. Designed by Mr. Bolesław Książek. Made of red clay. in a dark color with a metallic-graphite sheen. Two-armed, for two traditional candles. All glazed. Very good condition. The estimation of this item according to Desa is PLN 800 Dimensions: Length 19 cm | Height 17.5cm | Width 6cm Dimensions in inches: Length 7.5 in | Height 6.9 in | Width 2.4 in Ceramic artists in the 1950s-70s. they eagerly experimented with the form, ceramic masses, glazing technique and even firing temperature, thanks to which they achieved very interesting effects. The ceramics of this period are characterized by simple forms and intense, expressive colors. Historical view: Łysa Góra is a small village located in the Podkarpackie Province. The fame of this town is associated with the activities of the Cooperative of Ceramic Products "Kamionka", founded in the 1940s by a local activist, Franciszek Mleczka. The management of the plant was taken by the well-known Polish ceramic artist Bolesław Książek. A ceramic technical school was established next to the plant. Pottery from Łysa Góra has gained great popularity not only in Poland, but also abroad. In the 1950s, artists from Warsaw began to come to the factory. Łysa Góra became the center of Polish handicrafts. Jugs, pots, plates, tiles and larger ceramic products were produced. The workshops experimented with creating new glazes and searching for new technologies. The factory carried out a huge number of orders for facade decoration, many Polish houses are still decorated with "mosaics" from Łysa Góra. Reference : 293849

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19 cm
18 cm
6 cm
Mid Century
Eastern Europe
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