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Garniture, Garniture of Five Vases, 1889

This is a garniture. It was designed by Theodorus Adriaan Christiaan Colenbrander. It is dated 1889 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (1a: vase): 38.5 × 18.8 cm (15 3/16 × 7 3/8 in.) H x diam. (1b: cover): 27 × 16.4 cm (10 5/8 × 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of vase (1992-100-1a,b: [1] image of a flag with "WG" and "den Haag", painted in black (factory mark) [2] "E.", painted in black (date mark; 1889) [3] "Serre" underlined, painted in black (pattern series) [4] five dots, painted in black Underside of cover: [1] "Serre" underlined, painted in black (pattern series)

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