April 25, 2024

Design #150

Design: #150

Date Designed: 1903

Designer: Artus Van Briggle

Description: Large vase with design of poppies encircling the top one-third of the vase; glazed is a light green with very light application of a red glaze over spray on the tops of the poppy flowers. Bottom markings include the incised Double-A, Van Briggle, date of 1905 and Roman Numeral V, indicative of the clay type; all in the handwriting attributed to Anne Gregory Van Briggle. Design #150 is impressed in the clay.

Dimensions: 11″ height vase, approx. 20″ with metal shade

Other: Japanese workers from Rookwood Pottery spent time in Colo. Spgs. prior to the 1904 World’s Fair, assisting Artus Van Briggle with the production of a few metal shades and mounts for special vases. Shades and vase mounts were incised with the Double-A. Few lamps were produced, and were displayed at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis; and 1905 Boston Exhibition.

Another of these rare lamps is on display at the Kirkland Gallery in Denver.

Collection: Private


Design:  #150 Poppies & Buds

Date Designed:  1903

Designer:  Artus Van Briggle

Description:  Large vase with poppies and buds encircling the top portion; beautiful blue glaze with a lighter color glaze over spray.  Design #150 impressed.  Date 1903 inscribed, as well as remainder of inscription in handwriting attributed to Artus Van Briggle.

Dimensions:  11 1/2″ height


Collection:  Steve & Rose



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