Vase - ROM2005_1452_5

ROM2005_1452_5

Vase

Maker: Kjeld Deichmann (1900-1963) and Erica Deichmann Gregg (1913-2007)
Medium:White porcelain, glazed deep aubergine with paler grey spots and shading of lapis lazuli blue
Geography: Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
Date: c. 1960
Dimensions:
37.6 (height) x 7.8 (diameter of base) cm
Object number: 988.200.17
Credit Line: From the Collection of Harold B. Burnham, Given in his memory
On view
Gallery Location:Sigmund Samuel Gallery of Canada
Description

The Deichmanns were among Canada’s best known studio potters of their time. Kjeld Deichmann was born in Denmark, Erica Deichmann in Wisconsin, the daughter of a Danish clergyman. After studying pottery in Denmark, they opened Dykelands Pottery in Moss Glen, New Brunswick in 1935, relocating to nearby Sussex in 1956. They worked in everything from stoneware to porcelain.

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