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Vally Wieselthier
Ceramic Coffee Garniture

Vally Wieselthier  Ceramic Coffee Garniture 1
Vally Wieselthier  Ceramic Coffee Garniture 1
Vally Wieselthier for Wiener Werkstätte
Coffee Garniture
Coffee pot: 9” high, 8” long, 4 ½” deep
Creamer: 4” high, 5” long, 3” deep
Sugar bowl: 5” high, 4” diameter
Tea cups: 2 ⅛” high, 3 ¼” long, 2” wide
Saucers: 1 ⅛” high, 4 ⅜”diameter
Tray: 1 ⅜” high, 11 ½” long, 10 ½” wide
Circa 1928

A complete Glazed ceramic coffee set comprising covered coffee pot, covered sugar bowl, and creamer, the coffee pot and sugar bowl with sculptural fruit and flower finials, which rest on a matching decorated tray, with 6 matching demitasse cups and saucers, all decorated with hand-painted motif of whimsical floral design in pink, red, blue and brown, with matching pink handles with blue “coils” on the coffee pot, creamer and tea cups.

Illustrated:
Marianne Hörmann, Vally Wieselthier, 1895-1945 (Wien: Böhlau, 1999), pg. 134, fig. 26, (WV-K 142b).

Related examples:
- Period publicity photo in the WW Archive at MAK Vienna, showing the same garniture in a different glaze (this photograph was published in the WW’s 1929 book)
https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=archive-110040755

- Period photo of the same garniture design in a solid glaze in the WW Archive, MAK Vienna:
https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=archive-110040752

- Single cup and saucer with similar decoration in the collection of LACMA:
https://collections.lacma.org/node/184667

- Incomplete set in solid green glaze in the collection the Wolfsonian:
https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF029375/00001/citation
Vally Wieselthier  Ceramic Coffee Garniture 2
Vally Wieselthier  Ceramic Coffee Garniture 2
Vally Wieselthier for Wiener Werkstätte
Coffee Garniture
Coffee pot: 9” high, 8” long, 4 ½” deep
Creamer: 4” high, 5” long, 3” deep
Sugar bowl: 5” high, 4” diameter
Tea cups: 2 ⅛” high, 3 ¼” long, 2” wide
Saucers: 1 ⅛” high, 4 ⅜”diameter
Tray: 1 ⅜” high, 11 ½” long, 10 ½” wide
Circa 1928

A complete Glazed ceramic coffee set comprising covered coffee pot, covered sugar bowl, and creamer, the coffee pot and sugar bowl with sculptural fruit and flower finials, which rest on a matching decorated tray, with 6 matching demitasse cups and saucers, all decorated with hand-painted motif of whimsical floral design in pink, red, blue and brown, with matching pink handles with blue “coils” on the coffee pot, creamer and tea cups.

Illustrated:
Marianne Hörmann, Vally Wieselthier, 1895-1945 (Wien: Böhlau, 1999), pg. 134, fig. 26, (WV-K 142b).

Related examples:
- Period publicity photo in the WW Archive at MAK Vienna, showing the same garniture in a different glaze (this photograph was published in the WW’s 1929 book)
https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=archive-110040755

- Period photo of the same garniture design in a solid glaze in the WW Archive, MAK Vienna:
https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=archive-110040752

- Single cup and saucer with similar decoration in the collection of LACMA:
https://collections.lacma.org/node/184667

- Incomplete set in solid green glaze in the collection the Wolfsonian:
https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF029375/00001/citation




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