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Two-handled vase: C.84-1985

Object information

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Brantjes & Co (Production)


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)


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

School or Style

Art Nouveau Jugendstil

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


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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