This 1961 Hubert Petras designed vase is offered in perfect collectors’ condition. Its hand painted in Cobalt Blue, creating a rain scene. Every character is unique.
During the 5th German Art Exhibition in Dresden in 1962 this design was criticized by no lesser than Walter Ulbricht, the former Head of State. He excoriated this design for its international style and simplicity. Today these vases are Icons of DDR/ GDR Industrial Design.
This series consisted of underglaze, white vases ranging in size from 9cm to 17.8cm. Making this one very special, because it is the only one hand decorated.
Wallendorf are one of the oldest porcelain manufactures in Germany and the whole of Europe.