For sale is a wonderful Art and Crafts styled bowl made by The Fulper Pottery Company of Flemington, NJ. The bowl or planter is nice and deep and is done in one of Fulper Pottery's prettiest glazes. The planter is a nice cabinet size it as it is 6 1/2" in diameter and is 2 7/8" tall. The foot has a diameter of 2 1/8".
This planter displays a wonderful bowl shape with a deep well. It has a very beautiful Chinese Blue Flambe' over cream glaze that covers the entire inside of the bowl. The glaze runs over the top and on to the outside body is just wonderful. You can see and feel the thickness of the glaze. These glazes are set against a mustard matte background glaze.
This bowl or planter is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. The inside shows some crazing in the bottom from use and is typical of a piece with this amount of age. The planter is marked on the underside bottom with Fulper's earliest ink stamp "Fulper" inside a rectangle signature mark. This was Fulper's earliest period and was know as the Vasekraft Years. This mark was used from 1909-1916. This form is one of the most desirable to own in Fulper Pottery. This is known as shape number 408 in the Fulper Pottery Catalog and is simply described as a "bowl. It was available in 3 sizes, a 9 3/4" a 8" and a 6 1/2" version. This is the smallest of the 3.
This is a nice example of this form and glaze from Fulper. I'm quite sure the buyer will be very pleased with their purchase. This would look Great on that Stickley, Mission, Arts and Crafts style bookcase.