Kurt Wendler 1920s Fantasy Crane Bird Art Deco Jazz Age Porcelain Vase
Rare Art Deco porcelain vase with hand painted green and black fauna and fantastic red crane with gilt decoration, by Kurt Wendler for Rosenthal.
Kurt Wendler was a visionary painter leading up to the era of Art Deco. A contemporary of Martha Katzer, Marguerete Heymann, Augusta Kaiser, and Eva Zeisel, he worked for Philipp Rosenthal prior to being imprisoned for hiding a Jewish painter during WWII. His 1920s works for Rosenthal are considered the zenith of his output. Fully signed.