Designed by Dagobert Peche (1877-1923) for Gmunder Keramik in Austria circa 1915-20. The Vienna Secession, large covered jar is glazed in black and cream with two central floral bouquets in Peche's iconic style. The bold form is completed by a cover with a knop finial. Gmunder Keramik executed works for the Wiener Werkstatte. Similar examples are pictured in "Wiener Werkstatte," by Gabriele Fahr-Becker, page 83, as well as in "Dagobert Peche and the Wiener Werkstatte," page 208, published by Yale University Press in association with the Neue Galerie, New York. Peche joined Wiener Werkstatte as Artistic Director in 1915. 4 3/4" W., 5 1/4" H.