Backed by a rich history, the van Briggle pottery company of Colorado Springs, Colorado produced hundreds of different molds, shapes and sizes during their time in business. I believe this design was first created in 1907/1908, the designer Martha Patton and the design number 700. It depicts very simple vertical displays of yucca leaves emanating from a single stem, culminating at the very small opening at the top. Simple, yet a classic arts and crafts appeal. Due to the markings and clay color on the bottom, I would estimate this piece originated in the mid to late 1920s. A somewhat elusive shape not often seen in the marketplace. The vase stands just over 6” tall with the base measuring 2 1/4” across. The top opening spans a mere 3/4” diameter, a bud vase. After thorough examination, no damage or repairs noted. I see very little crazing on the outside, the interior appears clean with no residue from use. A nice example.