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Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950

This lovely small bowl or planter, produced in the late 1940's or early 1950's, features an elongated tulip form covered in "Persian Rose" matte glaze with blue accenting.

Condition is excellent, free from chipping, cracking, crazing or restoration.

Marked at the base with Van Briggle's double-A logo, "Van Briggle Colo. Spgs.", and finishers mark.

H 2.75", W 3", L 5", base 2.5" x 1.5".

The story of the Van Briggle Pottery Company is legendary. The brilliant young Artus Van Briggle, a rising star at the prestigious Rookwood Pottery, leaves Cincinnati, with the hope that the climate of Colorado Springs would abate his failing health. With his young bride Anne Gregory by his side, and the financial support of Rookwood's founder Maria Longworth Storer, he forms the Van Briggle Pottery Company. Following Artus's death in 1904 at the age of 35, Anne Van Briggle becomes president of the company, and remained involved in its operation until her death in 1929.

Item ID: 457


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Van Briggle Pottery Tulip Bowl, Persian Rose, Ca. 1950

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The Devil Duck Collection


Jeff Ahern
Hamden
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