De Gats (Der Gasse = the alley) is founded by Hans Custers (1918-2005) in 1954 in Den Halder Castle, Valkenburg, province of Limburg.
In five spaces in the dungeons of the castle on the river De Geul. Hans Custers was an autodidact. He threw and also made cast pieces.
Animals, women and Africa inspired Custers in making his wonderful decors.
The decor was notched. Lines were scratched-in. The surroundings had the last layer removed with a sharp knife.
Signatures: ‘De Gats’ - Handicraft - Valkenburg (Limburg).
De Gats was in operation until1983.
- De Gats
- Période estimée
- Pays d’origine
- Excellent état, à peine utilisé avec des signes minimes d'usure
- 32.5×8.5×32.5 cm