Africanist Wall Mask Cortendorf Manufaktur 60s
Ceramic wall mask created by Albert Strunz for the pottery of Cortendorf (Germany). Decorated with a black woman's head in profile, enamelled in black and turquoise blue, 1960s.
Cortendorf label on the back.
The Cortendorf Manufaktur was founded in 1890 by Julius Griesbach in Coburg-Cortendorf. In addition to decorative ceramic items, they also had a large selection of figurative ceramics. Sculptor and model maker Albert Strunz has introduced new design elements since 1954. The same is true of the well-known wall masks he has introduced since 1958. Since then, the wall mask repertoire has grown steadily throughout the world. course of the following years. In 1973 the factory was taken over by W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik, Rödental.
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