VAN BRIGGLE; EUROPEAN
Dos Cabezas vase, green glaze, Colorado Springs, CO, 1906; Incised AA VAN BRIGGLE COLORADO SPRINGS 1906; 7 3/4" x 4 1/2"; Together with the original European metal vase that inspired Van Briggle.; Provenance: Gladys Koch, South Norwalk, CT, 1966; Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Published: Robert Judson Clark, ed., The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916, Princeton University, 1972, p. 163 no. 245; Ralph and Terry Kovel, The Kovels' Collector's Guide to American Pottery, New York, 1974, p. 274; Martin Eidelberg, "Myths of Style and Nationalism: American Art Pottery at the Turn of the Century," The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, vol. 20, 1994; Exhibited: The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916, The Art Museum, Princeton University, October 21 - December 17, 1972; Literature: Leslie Greene Bowman, American Arts and Crafts: Virtue in Design, Los Angeles, 1990, p. xx (for the model in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art); Another example of the model is in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Sale Price: $7,500
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,500
Van Briggle vase: excellent condition, light peppering around rim. Metal vase: wear and scratches throughout, slightly misshapen rim.