Van Briggle Leaf Bowl in Ming Blue from the Early 20th Century




Beautiful Van Briggle leaf bowl in ming blue from the early 20th Century.

Circa mid-1930's - mid-1940's.

On the base is the Van Briggle logo, Van Briggle, Colo Spgs., finisher number, ink mark and residue bottom.

The bowl measures 4 5/8" tall and about 7 1/2" diameter around the widest part.
Features beautiful molded leaves around the top of the bowl and is done in ming blue.

Artus Van Briggle was born in 1869 and passed away from tuberculosis at a very young age in 1904. He was an American artist of Dutch descent and was world renown in Europe as a painter and received highest honors for his works. In 1899 he left Rookwood where he was a celebrated artist and in 1901 he opened Van Briggle. He created and perfected satin matte glazes in beautiful colors, ie:matte blue glaze. His media consisted of earth clays, feldspars, oxides and the orange flames from a kiln. His creations were that of beauty, elegance and nature blended into one. His works are still highly collectible and are widely sought after by collectors.

The bowl is in excellent condition with no chips, hairlines or cracks, kiln effects and normal wear due to age and use.

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Van Briggle Leaf Bowl in Ming Blue from the Early 20th Century

Van Briggle Leaf Bowl in Ming Blue from the Early 20th Century
Van Briggle Leaf Bowl in Ming Blue from the Early 20th Century
Price: $225.00

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