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An Art Nouveau Vase with Shreve & Co Silver Overlay

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes marked silver brand
Origin United States
Period 1900-1919
Materials porcelain and sterling silver
H. 8.2 in; Diam. 5 in;
H. 20.83 cm; Diam. 12.7 cm;
Condition Good. Very good vintage minimum wear on surface
Creation Date 1910s
Description On offer here is a porcelain vase of blue glaze with silver overlay circa 1910s in the Art Nouveau style. The peacock blue vase is decorated with a subtle turquoise leaf wreath on the shoulder and marked underneath. The maker is not identified although it is likely to be of Japanese origin. The silver overlay was made by by Shreve & Co in a design of curvy stems and chrysanthemum flowers, and was marked as sterling silver. Shreve & Co in San Francisco worked with many ceramic companies and studios around 1900-1910s to design and make the silver overlays.
The vase is of a strong Art Nouveau style influenced by the Japonisme movement at the time. An elegant period piece that will add a touch of history on your desk.
Styles / Movements Art Nouveau, Art Pottery, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 292580
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