Rare Small Antique Black Forest Eichwald Ceramic Earthenware Owl Tobacco Jar
- 1 Rare Small Antique Black Forest Eichwald Ceramic Earthenware Owl Bird Tobacco Jar By Bernard Bloch.
- Beautifully handmade from ceramic pottery earthenware. Tobacco jar in the form of an owl with lid. Made by Eichwald with makers mark underneath and numbered 715.
- Antique beginning of the early 20th century circa 1900's.
- So ornate and decorative and highly sort after by collectors worldwide.
- Fully functional.
- No tabacco is included.
- Bernard Bloch was a pre-eminent entrepreneur in the field of ceramic industry and established the famous factory B. Bloch & Co. which, in 1920, was renamed to Eichwald Porcelain and Stove Factory Bloch & Co.
- In 1869, Bloch purchased an enterprise focusing on earthenware and faience production from the family of Huff.
- The facility was based in, what was then, the city of Hohenstein (today Unčín). It was characteristic of making richly decorated products with glossy colored glaze.
- The objects of both artistic and applied character were distributed throughout the Austrian-Hungarian monarchy.
- These were coffee and tea sets of brown, green, red or bronze color, but also plates, vases and decorative tiles.
- In 1895, Bernard Bloch extended the field of his activities via purchasing the prosperous firm of C. Teichert Meissen based in Eichwald today the city of Dubí which was the first on the Czech territory to apply the blue motif of the co-called onion.
- Apart from porcelain and figural earthenware, Bloch introduced the production of siderite objects, tiles and tiled stoves.
- Bernard Bloch gained fame mainly by the production of figural tobacco containers and other tobacco products, characteristic of detailed and extremely refined processing.
- Offered in fine used old worn condition.
- Having some noticeable chips, cracking and repairs, wear, scuffs, scratches in places commensurate with old age and use.
- International worldwide shipping is available via ebay global shipping programme please ask for a quote.
- Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.
- Cash upon collection is welcome.
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