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    Posted 2 years ago

    vetraio50
    (751 items)

    Willem Coenraad Brouwer (1877 - 1933).

    The first day back at Wenty here in Sydney, Australia after more than two years provided me with three nice pieces. This vase was the first buy of the day and is a great addition to my small collection of Dutch art pottery.

    Willem Coenraad Brouwer trained at the Tekenschool under Wilhelm Johan Lampe in Leiden and then in Johannes Aarnout Loebèr’s studio for book decoration and lettering until 1898. He then worked at Goedewaagen in Gouda as a potter before setting up his own firm in 1901: Brouwer's Aardewerk Fabriek (Fabriek van Brouwer's Aardewerk). Much of his work there was art pottery that harked back to the colours, forms and techniques of Dutch pottery of the Middle Ages. But he experimented with decorative techniques inspired by the art of the Dutch East Indies and New Zealand. The decorative elements on the handles of this vase are very interesting to my eye.

    Earthenware vase with two handles, blue glaze with dark grey glazed handles, made in June, 1912, in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands at Brouwer's Aardewerk Fabriek. This seems to be a design that was created earlier : an earlier example from 1908 can be seen on the net. It was also re-worked with different detail a few years later.

    On the base of the vase are Brouwer’s mark surrounded by 6 for June, 12 for 1912 and 154 ... the design number.

    H : 15 cm. / 5.9 inch.
    W : 11,1 cm. / 4.4 inch.

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
      Absolutely stunning!!
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN B for you kind comments as always and to JSCOTT, VYNIL & BHIFOS too !!!!!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
      Your welcome Kevin G!!
    4. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 2 years ago
      Kevin great find, so modern and equilibrated...... so glad that we have more freedom
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks KIVATINITZ for those kind words. And to BLAMMOAMMO, MICHELLE, WHENISRAELBELIEVES, DAV2NO1, SHERRILOU, CISUM, NEWFLD, GIANA, MPKUNST, VCAL, FORTAPACHE, BLUNDERBUSS, KWQD & BEN too !!!!
    6. Trey Trey, 2 years ago
      NICE SCORE :)
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      The Style is as futuristic as possible, Kudos on this magnificent piece, magnifique !~
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks TREY & PHIL for those kind comments. Futuristic is the right term, Phil : it's almost out of Alien.
    9. Trey Trey, 2 years ago
      It does look like one of the ALIEN PODS !!!
    10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks FREIHEIT for the love and to you too TREY !!!!!
    11. AmphoraPottery AmphoraPottery, 2 years ago
      Excellent find. I haven't seen anything like this. I love the relief work.
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks AMPHORAPOTTERY for those kind words !!!!
    13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks IRISHCOLLECTOR !!.!!.!!
    14. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      It almost looks like a piece you would have to show a Dalek in a hope to identify !~
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks MSCRYSTALSHIP & MPKUNST !!!!!
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks WHENISRAELBELIEVES !!!!!
    17. apostata apostata, 2 years ago
      nice i never seen this before
    18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks FINDERS, JUSTLOOKING, SEAN & to APOSTATA for his kind words.
    19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Many thanks MPKUNST, APOLLO & MANIKIN.
    20. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Many thanks ARTISLOVE & JBINGHAM !!!!
    21. Truthisanarrow08 Truthisanarrow08, 1 year ago
      Outstanding piece.......
    22. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 months ago
      Many thanks TRUTHISANARROW !!!!!

      High Praise Indeed !!!

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