A 1931 Art Deco vase by William E. Hentschel (1892-1962), featuring low relief female and equine figures in a matte glazed finish.
William Ernst Hentschel graduated from the University of Kentucky and studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy, the Art Students League and Columbia University in New York. He decorated work for Rookwood Pottery between 1913 and 1932, and taught at the Cincinnati Art Academy from 1921 until his retirement in 1957. He also worked in printmaking, developing a technique he labeled “Aquatone”, which was exhibited throughout the United States.
|Marks:||Maker’s Mark, Artist’s Mark, Date Code, Pattern|
|Maker:||William Ernst Hentschel (American, 1892-1962)|
|Signature:||Artist’s mark to underside|
- light cosmetic wear; minor mold inclusions to underside.