ELISABETH GROSSER STUDIO POTTERY TEA SERVICE
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A beautifully understated, 18-piece studio pottery tea service in the Bauhaus style by master West German ceramicist Elisabeth Grosser.
ELISABETH GROSSER studied the techniques of handmade pottery from 1929 to 1932 at the Giessen Trade and Mechanical Engineering School. She passed her master craftsman exam in 1955, and moved with her family in 1956 to Bad Zwischenahn, where she established a studio and workshop. She trained a total of 15 apprentices over the following decades. Grosser was one of the founding members of the Kunsthandwerk Oldenburg working group. She described herself not as an artist but as a master craftsman and considered her occupation to be a vocation. Admirers of her pottery love their timeless, self-contained forms—shaped by the Bauhaus idea—and the wide variety of glazes.
Design Period – 1965-1974
Country of Origin – WEST GERMANY
Designer – ELISABETH GROSSER
Attribution – MARKED
Materials – STONEWARE
Condition – VERY GOOD (no defects; may show slight traces of use)