Sep 24, 2008
Sep 24, 2008

Parrot

Parrot

c. 1910

Zsolnay Factory

(Hungarian)

Earthenware with lustre glazes

Overall: 38.3 x 26.7 x 19.9 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.)

Gift in memory of Mrs. Magda Nàdasy, from her estate 1984.190

Description

This parrot's distinctive metallic sheen is achieved through a technique known as luster glazing, in which ground metals, typically silver, gold, or platinum, are incorporated into the glazing process. The parrot is decorated with green-gold luster, while the base is decorated with blue-purple-gold luster.

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