Chava Eva Samuel Ceramic Rabbi Hassid Figurine Jewish Judaica Israel Germany Art. A Hasid Carrying a Torah Scroll. The Pioneer of Ceramic Art. Jewish Ceramic Artist born in Germany. Signed at the bottom with. “Rishon Le Zion” seal in Hebrew. With “kad vasefel” Logo seal. “Made in Israel” seals in English. Please see photos for details and condition. And feel free to inquire if in doubt. You can enlarge the photos by clicking on them. Look for my other. I GUARANTEE FOR THE AUTHENTICITY. OF THIS CHAVA SAMUEL WORK. The great mother of Israeli ceramics. Was born in Assen, Germany. Her mother was a painter and her father a Rabbi. And Chava recalled her childhood as one of being full of art and Judaism. The opening of the Great Synagogue in Assen in 1913, being the most ornate one. Built in Germany to date, greatly influenced Chavas artistic style in later years. Among her works can be found a variety of Jewish ritual objects such as. Shabbat dishes, hannukiot, candlesticks, goblets, Pesah Seder plates. And Havdallah spice boxes in addition to figurines of characters from the Bible and. In contrast to the extremely delicate porcelain common to the era. Eva created pieces out of simple ceramic material that featured flowing picturesque glazes. Many of Chavas works that were not specifically for religious. Use also showed evidence. Of a style borrowed from antiquity. Chava, and her contemporary ceramicist friends. Were the pioneers of a new style that was to be directly tied to the land of Israel. Yet Chavas formal education began prior to her aliyah. At the prestigious Folkwang-Schule for Art in Assen, and in the artists colony Worpswede. Where she apprenticed under the painter and sculptor Carl-Emil Uphoff. In 1932 she immigrated to. Palestine and in that same year opened HaYotzer, the first ceramics workshop in Jerusalem. Two years later she opened another ceramics workshop in Rishon Le Zion, called Kad VaSefel. With fellow cermacist Paula Ahronson. By 1948 she had become the sole owner of Kad VaSefel. And her works painting, drawings and sculptures began to be shown in museums throughout Israel. Chavas works came into huge demand after she became known as the designer of the. During the War of Independence, and the tile decorations depicting the signs of the Zodiac that adorned. The stage of the hall that first housed the Israeli Knesset. Kad VaSefel closed in 1979. Are evidence of ingenuity, skill and craftsmanship as well as being testament to an important period. In history and the forging of a new national identity. As a pioneer in the Israeli ceramics industry of both. Useful items and a distinctly Israeli style, Chavas works have become highly collectible. And fashionable in recent years. Thank you, and good luck. The item “Chava Eva Samuel Ceramic Rabbi Hassid Figurine Jewish Judaica Israel Germany Art” is in sale since Monday, August 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Sculptures & Figurines”. The seller is “israeliana” and is located in Center. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Gray
- Style: Modernist
- Age: Post-1940
- Maker: Chava Eva Samuel
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: Israel