A vintage pretty vase that was made in West Germany. This retro vase was made by Carstens Tönnieshof in the popular design numbered 482, which was produced in many variations but the same basic shape. This has a gold top section with a body that is ivory/white and has maroon and brown "veins" running through it. The maroon are at the top, the brown at the bottom. The white is a drip glaze, which you can see at the base. There is a patch of yellow wash over the body of the vase here and there. The base is a solid brown at the very bottom.
Carstens Pottery originally started in 1900. Post war production began in 1947 in north Western Germany. Trude Carstens was artistic director until her death in 1965.
Measures 6 1/2" tall and is about 4 1/2" wide at widest part.
The retro home decor piece is in nice vintage condition with no chips or cracks.
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