Dating van briggle by pottery marks 1to1cam
This contrasting of glazes is indicative of Van Briggle’s ability to contrast colors as in painting only using glazes instead.
Identifying Marks The double A mark on the underside of Van Briggle pieces is the company’s logo.
#192 with all the typical 1903 markings, plus the addition of black mark Roman Numeral indicative of experimental markings.
#201 with incised Double-A, Van Briggle, date of 1903 and Roman Numeral III for clay type, in the handwriting attributed to Artus Van Briggle; and incised Design #201.Most Van Briggle pieces were molded although the market has seen Van Briggle pottery and prototypes that have been hand sculpted too.Van Briggle pottery pieces, such as the famous Lorelei vase in the form of a coiled woman, are best known by their characteristic molded Art Nouveau forms, matte glazes, and variety of colors.Early pottery marks included the company name “Van Briggle”, the “AA” logo which stands for Artus and Anne, roman numerals which reference a clay composition, date of production, and a stamped mold or shape number.Pieces dating from circa 1905 to 1912/13 sometimes have a three digit number on the base along with the company name and AA logo. Van Briggle pieces were exported abroad from circa 1922 to 1926 so as is customary, the marking “USA” was added to the markings on pieces from this period.
The handwriting was definitely that of Artus Van Briggle.