Valerie Wieselthier Wiener Werkstätte Keramik Centerpiece Austria, c. 1925 Rectangular form with shaped sides with heads at each end, openwork base, interior decorated with flowers, in orange, blue, and brown glazes with purple undertones, marked VW and other illegible marks, some chips, ht. 2 3/4, lg. 16 1/2, wd. 7 1/8 in.
Note: See the Archive of the Wiener Werkstatte in the Museum of Applied Arts; research indicates that centerpieces were made on a limited basis. Estimate $600-800
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