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Vase Vase

This is a Vase. It was designed by Bert (Lambertus) Nienhuis and manufactured by de Distel Pottery, Amsterdam. It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Justin G. Schiller. It is credited Gift of Justin G. Schiller.

  • Vase Vase
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel.
  • Gift of Arthur Altschul.
  • 1994-117-4

Its dimensions are

15.3 x 7.4 cm (6 x 2 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of vase: [1] "AMSTERWERK HOLLAND" in a circle around "DISTEL" with abstract crown above and "XXX" below, stamped in black, overglazed (factory mark). [2] "477", written in black (probably inventory number). [3] "T", written in black (probably painter's mark).

Cite this object as

Vase Vase; Designed by Bert (Lambertus) Nienhuis (1873 – 1960); Netherlands; earthenware; 15.3 x 7.4 cm (6 x 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1994-66-29

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