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Vase: C.34-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Brantjes & Co (Factory)


Earthenware vase painted in polychrome underglaze wih a Jugendstil design of sunflowers and foliage

Earthenware painted underglaze in four shades of green, two shades of yellow, brown, black, and pale manganese-purple. The vase has a bulbous body with a tall slender neck, flaring ojutwards towards the rim; two handles, curving outwards from the body and into a point at the top before rejoining the neck. Painted all over the body with a Jugendstil design of sunflowers and foliage; handles vertically divided in shades of green.


History note: Mr. L.J. Simpkins

Legal notes

Purchased with the Zoë Hadwen Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 37 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Purmerend ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-10-21) by Simpkins, L. J., Mr


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

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Components of the work

Body Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 1081
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Model number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.34-1985
Primary reference Number: 74616
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 July 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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