May 24, 2024

Design #139

Design: #139

Date Designed: 1903

Designer: Artus Van Briggle

Description: Design of closed Yucca Pods the entire height of the vase; covered in a beautiful soft green glaze. Bottom markings include the incised Double-A, Van Briggle, date of 1906; as well as the impressed Design #139, partially obscured. There is also a “3” within a circle; we have no definite record of the person who used that finisher mark.

Dimensions: 13″ height


Collection: Courtesy of Barbara Gerr Antiques

Design:  #139

Date Designed:  1903

Designer:  Artus Van Briggle

Description:  Tall vase with closed pod yucca design; covered in Mountain Crag Brown glaze.  Bottom markings include inscribed Double-A, Van Briggle, Colo. Spgs.; on a gritty, sandy clay indicative of the 1920s production period.

Dimensions:  14″ height, 5 1/2″ width

Other:  Mountain Crag Brown glaze advertised in the early VBPCo literature as containing the “browns and greens found in a mountain crag.”

Collection:  Courtesy of; Greg & Lana Myroth

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