RARE QUEEN WILHELMINA COMMEMORATIVES MADE OF GLASS PART 2
Rare Wilhelmina Art Design glasses
Cris Agterberg ( Amsterdam 1883-1948). Went to art school in Elberfeld Germany. He was a sculpter and art designer. In 1924 he designed a number of drinking glasses and breakfast ware for the Leerdam glass factory, these never went into production. He designed Bohemian glassware in various colours enamel paint. In 1923 he designed a number of drink glasses for the silver jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina, these are now very sought after.
In 1932 he became a member of the NSB (National socialist Party) who were supporters of the Nazi regime.
In 1947 He was convicted for his behaviour during the war. By this time he was terminally ill and thus never went to prison, he died in 1948.
- Rare drinking glass by Cris Agterberg for the silver jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina 1923.
Information source: National Glassmuseum
- Two rare drinking glasses by Cris Agterberg for the silver jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina 1923.
- A.J Van Kooten
A. J van kooten ( Utrecht 1894-Leerdam 1951). He was a glass artist. He worked for the leerdam Glass factory for a short while. In 1930 he started his own business in Leerdam called the Lingestroom. He made colourfull glass vases etc which he designed with enamel paint.
His work was influenced by the designer Jaap Gidding.
In 1926 he made two special drink glasses to commemorate the silver wedding of Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Hendrik.
- Glass by A. J van Kooten for the silver wedding anniversary of Queen Wilhelmina & Prince Hendrik 1926.