° RARE OSIRIS Zsolnay inlay PEWTER & Ceramic ART NOUVEAU Bowl 556 arts Crafts. Great Osiris Bowl in beautiful Art Nouveau - Secessionist. Most probably by Richard Riemerschmid who worked for this Company.The relief ornaments in Pewter are repeated in blue in the ceramic part. Osiris were a Nuremburg area company in operation c. 5 cm high and 23 cm in diameter - the diameter of the ceramic inlay is approx.
The Ceramic inlay and the bowl itself are in good used condition but especially the bowl shows heavier traces of age please view pics It is marked on the underside "Osiris 556". Very rare and highly collectable Piece. Walter Scherf had worked until 1899 at the another famous Jugendstil German metalware firm: ORIVIT.
When he left he took some workers with him and some ideas. From 1899 until 1909 the factory produced 1300 items. They outnumbered the bigger firm KAYSERZINN. In 1902, The OSIRIS - Walter Scherf & Co developed a new sort pewter: the so-called ISIS metal.They had won several prizes in Turin(1902), the Gold medal of Konig-Ludwig Price (1902), the Gold medal in St Petersburg (1903/1904), the first and second prize in St. Louis, USA (1904), the Gold medal in Cape Town South Africa (1904/1905). Feel free to ask for any detail.
A great piece for any art nouveau - arts and crafts collector. _gsrx_vers_841 GS 7.0.16 (841).
The item "° RARE OSIRIS Zsolnay inlay PEWTER & Ceramic ART NOUVEAU Bowl 556 arts Crafts" is in sale since Thursday, May 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Arts & Crafts Movement". The seller is "rarespieces" and is located in Luxemburg.This item can be shipped worldwide.