November 26, 2020

Design #899

Design:  #899  Siren of the Sea Bowl

Date Designed:  1911

Designer:  Unsubstantiated, but generally believed that this was the last design by Anne Gregory Van Briggle, before she left the pottery in 1912.

Description:  Large bowl with reclining mermaid lying on the side; impression of large fish inside the opposite rim.  Flower frog is a conch shell.  Both glazed in turquoise blue.  Bottom is sandy clay, indicative of the 1920s.

Dimensions:  13 1/2″ width

Other:  This piece was not catalogued until 2015.  The owner of the piece had discovered a vintage advertisement for the piece, in which the Design #899 was stated.

Collection:  Anna Honea

 

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