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jaap Gidding 1928 leerdam glas factory

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Posted 5 years ago


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Jaap Gidding made in 1928 heigth 33.5 cm and 30cm diameter made with the use of templates and then sprayed tried to capture the spraying techniek this is part of the top ( pic 2 ) this is not a unique piece but the crisis starten in 1929 so not many where made They where also made in green sprayed black and clear sprayed yellow and orange . Some examples of the orange and yellow one on liveautioneers

The leerdam factory asked well known designers ,potters ,architects ,furniture makers to design glaswhare for them
( also frank loyd wright was one of them I think none of his designs went in production if they did they are extremely rare)
gidding was a well known dutch designer in the 1920's one of his best known designs is the carpet in the main foyer in the Tuschinski movie theatre in amsterdam.

Vetraio50 this is not a meydam tortugas, there is no wirkkala on that photo so dont know which piece you think is wirkkala I bought the L40 25 years ago


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Thanks vlkma238412! I stand corrected. This is an amazing piece, it was the one I thought was the Tortuga. I hope to see more of the amazing collection. The first photo was quite a tease.
  2. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    What a remarkable piece!
  3. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
  4. Bazelmania Bazelmania, 5 years ago
    That is one in a million. I'm jealous !!
    Congratulations. Top item.
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    I can only agree. This one is really special!
  6. vlkma238412 vlkma238412, 5 years ago
    thanks for the love and comments
    Gidding worked for the factory at leerdam as a part-time designer from 1926 to 1930
    at first he painted existing Leerdam designs later he made his own designs which were sold clear or painted ( pic 4 are some of his designs some painted vases)
    some Gidding pieces in the national glasmuseum in the netherlands

    it is a very rare piece
  7. Bert Bert, 5 years ago
    Great Gidding vase;-)) He was inspired by Theodore Colenbrander!
  8. vlkma238412 vlkma238412, 5 years ago
    thanks bert i had seen it in a book and at a very expensive store (ledelmeyer) way out of my range and then in 1997 went to the yearly glassfair in leerdam and there it was and immediately bought it
  9. Bert Bert, 5 years ago
    Yeah i know you can almost buy a car for such a good Gidding vase nowadays ;-)
  10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Season's Greetings to you and Yours, vlkma238412!
  11. artislove artislove, 1 year ago
    i saw this shape earlier today on cw as a bamboo i like this one much better

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