1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase

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1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase
1980s West German Rosenthal by Jan van der Vaart, Modernist Twist White and Blue Porcelain Vase

THE ITEM

Presenting a 80s Modernist design piece.  

This twist form white-glazed porcelain vase was designed Jan van der Vaart ca.1985, executed by Rosenthal Porcelain, Germany. Pieces from this collection are a rare find. 

Designed during the height of the 80s, the design influences of distorted geometry and sharp colour are evident in the shape as well as the blue accents which highlight the angles on this vase. 

This stylish piece would suit a room with Minimalist, Modernist or Retro decor themes. 

 A BIT OF HISTORY

Jan van der Vaart (1931 - 2000) was an influential and trendsetting ceramist from the 20th century, known as founder of the abstract-geometric ceramics in the Netherlands. 

Van der Vaart's work is of clear form, focusing on the object's use and often undecorated. His design characteristics are blocky, simple and sober with pronounced clean lines as well as soft gliding, often sloping surfaces. 

His work is distinguished by the special tinted glazes, mainly the bronze glaze which he applied to his vases, and his white vases were also notable, with geometric shapes and generally are considered to be his trademark.

CONDITION
Good vintage condition, there are no cracks or scratches to the main body of the vase. There is one chip on the inner rim of the vase, measuring c. 5 x 3 mm and a light use mark on the inner surface of the vase towards the base. Both marks can be viewed in the photos which are part of the condition report.

The base of the vase bears the Rosenthal Studio Line insignia stamp and Van der Vaart's signature. 

MEASUREMENTS
c. 6.4" /  16.3 cm tall (from base to rim) x 3.5" / 9 cm in diameter.

Unpackaged weight: 0.4 kg / 437 g

NOTES
Vase will be securely packaged and shipping will be insured.
Shipping will be combined for multiple items.