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Two-handled vase: C.84-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Brantjes & Co

Entities

Categories

Description

Earthenware, painted underglaze in four shades of green, two shades of yellow, brown, black, and pale manganese. Bulbous body with tall slender neck, flaring outwards towards the rim; two handles, curving outwards from the body and inwards to a point at the top before rejoining the neck. The body is painted all over with a Jugendstil design of sunflowers and foliage. The handles vertically divided in shades of green.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Zoe Hadwen Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 37 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Purmerend ⪼ North Holland ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985)

Dating

End of 19th or early 20th century
Circa 1897 - 1904

School or Style

Art Nouveau
Jugendstil

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MB joined with a clog beside it
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Location: On base
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: 108/Dec/A.
  • Location: On base
  • Type: Pattern number
  • Text: Faience plv.
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: P /Hollands
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.84-1985
Primary reference Number: 209208
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 12 July 2016 Updated: Tuesday 29 November 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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