View 1 of Lot 331. "Cratered" Vase.
View 1 of Lot 331. "Cratered" Vase.
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Dirk van Erp

"Cratered" Vase

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Robert Kaplan, Maplewood, New Jersey

Dirk van Erp

Dirk van Erp

"Cratered" Vase

"Cratered" Vase

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Lot sold:

138,600

USD

Property from the Collection of Robert Kaplan, Maplewood, New Jersey

Dirk van Erp

"Cratered" Vase


circa 1915

hand-wrought copper

impressed DIRK VAN ERP inside an open box below and windmill and SAN FRANCISCO

10 in. (25.4 cm) high

Isak Lindenauer, San Francisco
Acquired from the above by the present owner
The Arts & Crafts Studios of Dirk Van Erp, exh. cat., San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, 1989, p. 40 (for the present lot illustrated)
David Cathers et al., Arts and Crafts Metalwork from the Collection of the Two Red Roses Foundation, Vol. 1, Palm Harbor, FL, 2014, p. 237 (for a related example)
The Arts & Crafts Studio of Dirk Van Erp, San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, September 2-October 29, 1989

The present lot is the only example of a "cratered" Warty vase of this scale known today. Most other examples are between three and five inches high.