April 25, 2024

Design #143

Design:  #143 Poppies

Date Designed:  1903

Designer:  Artus Van Briggle

Description:  Poppy flowers, stems & leaves encircling the entire surface of the vase. The glaze is a spectacular multi-layering of greens with browns as highlights. Bottom markings include the inscribed Double-A, Van Briggle, date of 1903, Roman Numeral III indicating Clay Type – all in the handwriting attributed to Artus Van Briggle; and an impressed Design #143, partially obscured by the glaze on the left edge.

Dimensions:  9.5″ height

Other:  An absolutely magnificent glaze effect attributed to Artus himself. The piece was produced in 1903, the first year of the creation of the design by Artus.

Collection:  Courtesy of JMW Gallery & Jim Messineo

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