October 17, 2019

Design #171

Design:  #171

Date Designed:  1903

Designer:  unknown

Description:  Light blue glaze covering the design of spade-shaped leaves and vertical lines .  Bottom is also completely covered with the glaze, as was typical in the very early years.  Bottom markings include Double-A, Van Briggle, date of 1903 and Roman Numeral III to indicate type of clay; all inscribed in the handwriting attributed to Artus Van Briggle.  Design #171 is impressed.

Dimensions:  8″ height

Other:  A vase created in 1903, the first year of the design.

Collection:  Schmidt Collection

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