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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Vase

ca. 1900 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The Atelier de Glatigny was a ceramics studio established at Versailles, outside Paris, in the late 1890s by a group of anonymous artists, potters and glaze chemists with the aim of producing pieces comparable with the work of studio potters but at lower prices. The company specialized in flammée glazes, as on this vase, and crystalline effects.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stoneware, glazed
Brief Description
Two-handled vase of stoneware with a mottled glaze, made at the Atelier de Glatigny, Versailles, ca. 1900
Physical Description
Two-handled vase of grey stoneware with a mottled green-grey high temperature flaméeglaze. Ovoid in shape with handles applied at the rim to the mid-body.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.3cm
  • Diameter: 6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'Glatigny' (paper label)
Credit line
Given by Herman Hart, Esq. in memory of his wife
Subject depicted
Summary
The Atelier de Glatigny was a ceramics studio established at Versailles, outside Paris, in the late 1890s by a group of anonymous artists, potters and glaze chemists with the aim of producing pieces comparable with the work of studio potters but at lower prices. The company specialized in flammée glazes, as on this vase, and crystalline effects.
Bibliographic References
  • Borrmann, R: Moderne Keramik, 1902, p.113
  • Cameron,E: Encyclopedia of Pottery and Porcelain, the 19th and 20th centuries, Faber & Faber, 1986
Collection
Accession Number
C.931-1917

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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