Bay Keramik West German Mid Century Vase - Blue


West German mid-century tapered cylindrical form ceramic vase with a wide mouth, a raised banded design of alternating floral medallions and diamonds finished with a multi-tonal green, teal, and blue glaze.

Bay Keramik, a renowned German pottery manufacturer founded in 1933, gained fame under Eduard Bay's leadership for its high-quality, modernist ceramics. In the 1950s-60s, the company thrived with bold, abstract designs, becoming a leading industry name. Bay Keramik expanded into decorative art in the 1970s, collaborating with notable artists. Despite financial difficulties in the 1980s, the legacy lives on through cherished pieces, valued for their artistic and historical significance. The company closed in 1997, marking an important chapter in ceramic design evolution.

Inscription: Bay W-Germany 606-30

Dimensions: 12.5" H x 6.5" W x 3.25" vase opening
Provenance: Germany
Date of Manufacture: 1960s
Condition: Good vintage condition.

Vintage Lot No. 224