“Ruysdael” Cabinet Vase - Pottery
“Ruysdael” Cabinet Vase
A Jugendstil Double-gourd Vase from the luxury “Ruysdael” line by Royal Bonn, having hand-painted ivy decoration with various abstracted elements. Ceramic, German, c. 1900.
The Ruysdael line was created to compete with the art pottery lines of other high-end porcelain houses in Europe, with the express purpose of competing in the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris. The line was a success and won a gold medal.