Utz

Utz Utz collects Meissen porcelain with a passion His collection which he has protected and enlarged through both World War II and Czechoslovakia s years of Stalinism numbers than pieces all cram

  • Title: Utz
  • Author: Bruce Chatwin
  • ISBN: 9780140115765
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Paperback
  • Utz collects Meissen porcelain with a passion His collection, which he has protected and enlarged through both World War II and Czechoslovakia s years of Stalinism, numbers than 1,000 pieces, all crammed into his two room Prague flat Utz is allowed to leave the country each year, and although he has considered defection, he always returns He cannot take his preciouUtz collects Meissen porcelain with a passion His collection, which he has protected and enlarged through both World War II and Czechoslovakia s years of Stalinism, numbers than 1,000 pieces, all crammed into his two room Prague flat Utz is allowed to leave the country each year, and although he has considered defection, he always returns He cannot take his precious collection with him, but he cannot leave it, either And so Utz is as much owned by his porcelain as it is owned by him, as much of a prisoner of the collection as of the Communist state.A fascinating, enigmatic man, Kaspar Utz is one of Bruce Chatwin s finest creations And his story, as delicately cast as one of Utz s porcelain figures, is unforgettable.

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