Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

sombreuil_mongrelSeptember 5, 2010

Anybody familiar with this maker?

Bowl's about 7x9

Mark underneath is clearly impressed.

And there's this "holographic" mark barely visible in the center of the bowl under a polarized light source.

My grandma received this as a present from her employers probably in the 50's or early 60's. Anybody think it could actually be older? It's always been a favorite thing of mine.

Casey

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sunnyca_gw

I like it too! I looked in Kovels' 2 books of marks & they don't list Liezen. Sorry.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2010 at 12:23AM
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justlinda

Found this one which looks very similar.

Here is a link that might be useful: Similar piece of pottery

    Bookmark   September 6, 2010 at 2:00PM
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Cassandra

Liezen is a picturesque town not far from Salzburg. If you type Liezen ceramic in your browser, you'll see quite a number of hits including a discussion of the porcelain decorating factory there on ebay forums.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2010 at 5:22PM
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kloskycasey_yahoo_com

i have a bowl almost exactly like yours and i cant find out any value either. have you found out any information

    Bookmark   April 16, 2011 at 3:14PM
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sombreuil_mongrel

Hi,
If you use the search term "Wiener Werkstatten ceramics" you can learn about it.
This manufacturing center was part of the Austrian art movement in the early 20th century.
Casey

    Bookmark   April 16, 2011 at 5:10PM
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