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2005/66/14 Vase, porcelain, with hand-painted decorations, designed and made by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora, Oegstgeest, Holland, c.1908. Click to enlarge.

Vase designed and made by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora

Made
This hand-painted porcelain vase was manufactured in around 1908 by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora, a porcelain factory in Oegstgeest in Southern Holland. The factory operated from 1908 to 1933 and employed a number of respected artists and designers. Unfortunately, the vase bears the name of the factory but not the maker's mark. Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora was influenced by the other Dutch porcelain factories, particularly Rosenburg and De Distel that manufactured well-crafted pieces …

Summary

Object No.

2005/66/14

Object Statement

Vase, porcelain, with hand-painted decorations, designed and made by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora, Oegstgeest, Holland, c.1908

Physical Description

Vase, porcelain, with hand-painted decorations, designed and made by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora, Oegstgeest, Holland, c. 1908

A ceramic hand-painted vase with a tall tapered body and a thick round neck with a flared lip. Two amphora-style handles are attached to the sides of the vase, which extend down from the round neck. The cream surface is hand-painted with a pattern of black and brown dots, star and flower shaped decorations, and thin linear designs. Marked on base.

Marks

The base of the vase features a handpainted inscription in black; '25/1, AMPHORA / Holland. / hw [illeg.] T. VORSTRAATEN. / v.M.' '25' is also stamped into the base.

Dimensions

Height

257 mm

Production

Notes

This hand-painted porcelain vase was manufactured in around 1908 by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora, a porcelain factory in Oegstgeest in Southern Holland.

History

Notes

Ian Neil Whalland (1963-1996) acquired this vase for his collection of twentieth-century decorative art objects. He lived in Sydney, and developed his collection during the 1980s and 1990s.

Source

Credit Line

Bequest of Ian Neil Whalland, 1996

Acquisition Date

16 February 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

Vase designed and made by Tegel en Fayencefabriek Amphora 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 May 2021, <https://ma.as/345430>

Wikipedia

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