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Art Nouveau Gouda Pottery Jug c1905

Heading :  A Plateelbakkerij Zuid Holland jug
Date : 1905
Period :Edward VII
Marks :Painted Little House mark, Zuid Holland and decorators initials A L.
Origin :Gouda Holland
Colour :Polychrome
Pattern : Sinuous flowers
Features : Art Nouveau form
Condition :Excellent, this has been cherished
Restoration :None
Dimensions : 27cms tall to top of the handle
Weight : 1160 grams

Eric Knowles Comments : This splendid jug was made in Gouda by the Plateelbakkerij Zuid Holland (PZH) that was founded in 1898. The harmony of the form and design show an allegiance to the Art Nouveau style that proved popular across the western world from about 1890 before waning in about 1910.

The "Little House" mark on the base actually represents the entrance to the former leper hospital in Gouda dating itself 1609. The archway survives to this day as the entrance to the Gouda Museum. Contemporary manufacturers in the Netherlands  producing similar wares include Rozenburg in The Hague and the Arnhem Faience pottery.

Every bit as good as Moorcroft and very underrated.


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  • Product Code: 20050612
  • Availability: Sold
  • £225.00

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