Trenton Potteries Company Monumental Vases

Trenton Potteries Company "Trenton Vase"

The Trenton Potteries Company made four highly-decorated monumental vases for the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Decorated by the French ceramic artist Anton Lucien Boullemier, the vases had a distinctive French design, and were a testament to the talent in Trenton. 

Pictured is the Trenton Vase, in the collection of the New Jersey State Museum.  The Newark Museum is home to the Grecian Vase, the Brooklyn Museum has the Rose Vase, and the Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie owns the Woodland Vase.  The whereabouts of the Woodland Vase were a mystery until 2009, when the vase came up for auction and was acquired by the Trenton Museum Society.  More information about the Woodland Vase can be found here:  http://ellarslie.org/collection/pottery/trenton-museum-society-purchases-monumental-vase/