German, 1878 - 1942
Zsolnay Art Pottery, manufacturer of ceramic insert
Umbrella stand, 1900–1901
H. 21 5/8 x Dia. 11 1/4 in.
Art Nouveau ceramics from central Europe—Austria, Hungary, and what are now the Czech and Slovak states—tended to be more commercial and reflective of popular taste than pieces made in Western Europe.