Van Erp, Dirk – Arts & Crafts Coppersmith

DIRK VAN ERP, large flaring shell casing vase with ruffled rim

p4A ItemID F7962223
Dirk Van Erp copper vase

p4A ItemID F7952944
Dirk Van Er vase with rolled rim, San Francisco, CA, after 1915, patinated hammered copper

p4A ItemID F7934738
Dirk Van Erp large warty vase, San Francisco, CA, after 1915

p4A ItemID F7934737

The Dirk Van Erp Studio

The Dirk Van Erp Studio, also know as The Copper Shop operated in San Francisco, California from 1908 to 1977. Principle artists working in the studio included its founder, Dirk Van Erp (1860 to 1933), D’arcy Gaw and Agatha Van Erp. Working with a staff of skilled craftsmen and women these artists produced a line of high quality copper vases, accessories and lighting.

Information courtesy of Craftsman Auctions, September 2002.

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