Kurt Wendler for Rosenthal Bavaria Large Hand Painted Porcelain Box with Lid
Rare Art Deco hand painted porcelain box with lid by Kurt Wendler for Rosenthal Bavaria, circa 1930.
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.
Size: 9 inches high with lid by 6 1/8 inches in diameter at widest point