November 26, 2020

Design #439

Design:  #439 (uncatalogued until 2015)

Date Designed:  1906

Designer:  unknown

Description:  Large, heavy bowl with spade-shaped leaves around the circumference.  Covered in Mountain Crag Brown glaze, a rich brown, with green over spray.  The bottom is inscribed with the Double-A, Van Briggle, and U.S.A., attributing this to the 1922-1926 production period.

Dimensions;  11″ diameter, 6 1/2″ height, very heavy!

Other:  An original drawing from the VBPCo archival files surfaced prior to 2015.  The bowl matching this drawing was in a private collection.  

Collection:  Kathy Honea & Bob Teas

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