Eskaf - Vase, Rare Art Deco vase with a decoration of a bird

Description
Eskaf - Vase, Rare Art Deco vase with a decoration of a bird
Netherlands - 1890-1919 - Earthenware

Rare vase by ESKAF.
This vase has a décor with a bird.
This décor was a try to compete with Gouda.
You will not come across it again.
Flawless, height 13.5 cm.
Model number 19.

De Eerste Steenwijker Kunst Aardewerk Fabriek (ESKAF) was a Dutch earthenware factory from 1919 through 1934. It was founded by Hilbrand Ras and Hein Krop in Steenwijk with the ideal to produce decorative earthenware affordable for anyone. W.H. van Norden worked at ESKAF from 1919 through 1921. After that he went back to Plateelfabriek De Distel. Many different artists have created designs for ESKAF, including Hildo Krop, the founder's son. The factory in Steenwijk was liquidated in 1927. The company was established in Huizen but finally dissolved in 1934.



Vase, model 306, with green and black mottled décor designed by Cornelis van der Sluys for ESKAF, 1927-34.

The forms of ESKAF, have a monumental character and are often undecorated and kept in one hue. They fit within the Dutch expression of expressionism, the Amsterdam School.

Lot details
Object
Rare Art Deco vase with a decoration of a bird, Vase
Material
Earthenware
Manufacturer/ Brand
Eskaf
Style
Art Deco
Estimated Period
1890-1919
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
As new - unused
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