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Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

Posted by sombreuil_mongrel (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 5, 10 at 14:59

Anybody familiar with this maker?
Bowl marked Liezen Austria

Bowl's about 7x9

Liezen Austria bowl

Mark underneath is clearly impressed.

Holographic mark

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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RE: Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

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


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RE: Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

Found this one which looks very similar.

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


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RE: Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

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.


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RE: Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

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


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RE: Austrian ceramic bowl marked 'Liezen'

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


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