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Two-Handled Vase Vase

This is a vase. It was painted by Samuel Schellink and manufactured by Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1903 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

The decoration on Rozenburg porcelain was designed by a few master painters including Samuel Schellink, who is responsible for most objects in this case. His designs were applied in pencil and then other painters would complete the decoration. In 1900, there were 60 painters and 10 apprentices
working at Rozenburg.

This object was donated by Arthur G. Altschul. It is credited Gift of Arthur Altschul.

  • Vase Vase
  • earthenware.
  • Gift of Jareth Holub.
  • 1994-134-1

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Cup And Saucer
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel.
  • Gift of Harry C. Sigman.
  • 2013-21-32-a,b

Its dimensions are

24.5 x 9.6 x 6.8 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of vase: [1] a crown above an image of a heron with "Rozenburg" above and "den Haag" below, stamped in black (factory mark). [2] the letter "H" with a dot on the right, painted in black (painter's mark). [3] a four pointed star with four eminating rays, painted in black (date mark; 1903). [4] "705" , painted in black (inventory number). [5] "216", molded raised numbering (model number).

Cite this object as

Two-Handled Vase Vase; Manufactured by Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory (Netherlands); Painted by Samuel Schellink (1876 – 1958); Netherlands; porcelain, vitreous enamel; 24.5 x 9.6 x 6.8 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Gift of Arthur Altschul; 1994-117-5

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Botanical Expressions.

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