GERMAN PEWTER PITCHER – ART NOUVEAU! Kayserzinn #4061 – “Satyr Bacchus” (Greek God of Wine), circa 1900. An excellent decorative antique in original very good condition showing normal wear which indicates commensurable age. Kayser & Sohn AG – KAYSERZINN. In 1862 the Dusseldorf based Kayser family, already in the tin industry, opened a new foundry in the Bockum district of Krefeld. The firm reached its maximum size in 1899 with a workforce of 400. The Krefeld foundry run by Jean Kayser was devoted to mass production, whereby the designs originated from the Cologne studio of Englebert Kayser. At the world exhibitions in Paris (1900), Turin (1902), Dusseldorf and St. The decors they designed were inspired by both floral French Art Nouveau and by linearJugendstil. It was the Kayser company’s aim, through its use of the methods of mass production, to make artistically designed, contemporary Jugenstil objects of daily use (such as candlesticks, ashtrays, lamps, beakers, vases, tea and coffee sets) accessible to a broad selection of the public. The artistic significance of Kayserzinn died with the death of Engelbert Kayser in 1911. Kayserzinn objects in pewter are numbered from the (fictitious) number “4000” onwards and marked with the word “Kayserzinn”. All objects were marked this way, either in a circular or oval frame, or horizontally. The model number “4000” was introduced in 1894-5 and the last, number “4999” was produced in 1925. The item “GERMAN PEWTER PITCHER ART NOUVEAU! Kayserzinn #4061″ is in sale since Monday, July 17, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Periods & Styles\Art Nouveau”. The seller is “solitudeinmind” and is located in Yorba Linda, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Art Nouveau
- Maker: Kayserzinn
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- MPN: Does Not Apply