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Posted 4 years ago

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vlkma238412
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got this from the mother of a friend of mine
made by a small company called De Kat ( 1902-1918) from Bergen op Zoom. 17 cm high 17cm wide
Very light beige with a dark brown and 3 green dotts inlayed patern.
stamped and stamp inprinted (sitting cat on the stamp).
The designs of the company look like designs from chris van der hoef but if he worked for the company is unsure some say he did other say he didnt

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
    Now this is really nice too!
  2. Bazelmania Bazelmania, 4 years ago
    Prachtige de Kat. Super model.
    Magnificent design by v.d. Hoef !!
  3. cees59, 3 years ago
    Yeah superb model! Yes v.d. Hoef had a cooperation with "de kat".
  4. artislove artislove, 6 months ago
    such a beauty!!! and very rare...
  5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 months ago
    stunning!!
  6. MicksterPix, 6 months ago
    Govert-Marinus Augustine founded this family business in 1902 in the Bergen Op Zoom town. The De Kat workshop made art pottery with an Art Nouveau (Jugenstil) design and in 1910 C.J.Van der Hoef had a major contribution in design. However, when sales of art pottery slowed by 1918, the father and son Augustine closed the company.
    I'm led to believe that plenty of their art pottery found its way to England although these days they are hard to find. They fetch a good price at auction houses like Christies where as an example, a small green jug with typical decoration fetched over 200 pounds back in 2013.
    There is so little info easily available so by detailing this info, I HOPE it doesn't repeat previous posts on this site.
    I would be happy to add a couple of photos of pieces I own but can't see how to add them !
  7. vlkma238412 vlkma238412, 6 months ago
    thanks if you go to the top click on your username then you get a white field which
    says add item or ad another item click on it in the next screne you can put max off 4 pics in one item ( they can be from 1 object or more ) and put in a discription and then save item.
    looking forward to your De Kat pieces

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