Offered for purchase is a beautiful Moritz Zdekauer (MZ) Austria Acorn Motif Bowl (c.1916-1930) hand-painted/decorated in the US or Canada as part of the Arts & Crafts movement.
The design for this bowl is by May B. Hoelscher and is found in the March 1913 edition of Keramic Studio Magazine. A photo of the page is included in this listing. Keramic Studio Magazine was a monthly publication for the amateur porcelain/china decorator which provided designs, detailed instructions on porcelain/china decorating, as well as articles and photographs of competitions and displays between various china decorating studios and clubs. The magazine was first published in May 1899 and continued into the late-1920’s.
The bowl is in excellent condition... no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some surface scratches and wear from age and use. The bowl is approximately 8.5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches tall. The bottom is marked as indicated in the pictures.
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Moritz Zdekauer (MZ) Austria Acorn Motif Bowl (c.1916-1930) - Keramic Studio Design