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Lucie Rie (1902-1995; Austria/England)

Sgraffito Bowl 

ca 1960
Porcelain with manganese and matte black glaze
ht. 3.75, dia. 7.75 inches
Artist LR stamp on base. 
 
Rie is the most celebrated and widely collected of all 20th century ceramists. In 1938 she moved to London to escape Jewish persecution and by 1950 was established as one of Britain's leading ceramists together with her one-time employee, Hans Coper.

 

Condition:

Old chips to foot.

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$17,220
10/28/2016