September 28, 2020

Archives for March 2012

Van Briggle Pottery Crew – December 2011

INTRODUCING THE MOLDER, GLAZIER & ETCHER FOR 2011 VAN BRIGGLE ART PIECES! Left:  Ned Tonge – Ned pours the molds and manages the production. Center:  Candy Curtis – Candy etches the pieces & applies the special finishing touches. Right:  Gary Dhondt – Gary does the expert job of glazing the pieces & adding the over […]

Double-A & U.S.A. Mark on Lorelei

Beautiful Lorelei & Bottom Markings Barry & Debbie James of Dallas County, TX furnished photos of the bottom markings on their Lorelei.  They acquired this beautiful piece from an online seller is 2011.  The Lorelei is 9 1/2″ in height, and generally acknowledged to be from the 1922-1926 production period, with the U.S.A. mark on the bottom.  […]

Van Briggle Art Pottery Display at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

“From Paris to the Plains:  The Artistry of Artus & Anne Van Briggle” Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon, Colorado Springs The Van Briggle display was reopened with a special reception on March 23, 2012 The main display rooms upstairs in the Colo. Spgs. Pioneers Museum has been rearranged, and highlighting early pottery and […]

First Designs: #543

1906 VAN BRIGGLE #543 This Van Briggle piece has not previously been catalogued and recorded.  It appears to be a Poppy Flower Design.  The piece stands 4 1/4″ in height, and 4 1/4″ in diameter.   The glaze is a beautiful green over dark chocolate clay; with the high points of the design showing the clay […]