Alan & Janet Mayfield
|British and French Art Pottery||23rd May 2013|
E.T.Radford Britsh Art Pottery Pilkington Royal Lancastrian VaseA baluster shaped vase, hand-thrown by the Pilkington potter E.T.Radford, is glazed in a glossy turquoise over grey: a combination which serves to emphasise the throwing rings. E.T. Radford, a highly regarded thrower, retired in 1936, and his initials, together with the base stamps'Royal Lancastrian' and 'Made in England' date this piece to the period 1930-36. A stamped '156' indicates the shape number. This interesting vase is in very good condition; with just two small rubs and a very small area of glaze loss on the body, but no other damage.
Size: Height 22cm., max.diam. 15cm.
Ref: R082 ~ Price £35GBP
Upchurch British Art Pottery Early Large Ovoid VaseThis is quite an early large Upchurch vase, with a slightly irregular shape, glazed in shades of blue-green on grey. there are indications of difficulties in the firing of this pot, as there is blistering of the glaze towards the base, and the glaze is uneven in depth and coverage. Despite these faults, the vase displays very well, as there is no other damage. The base bears the incised marks in script 'Upchurch' and 'w'.
Size: Height 16cm., max.diam. 14.5cm.
Ref: X004 ~ Price £30GBP.
Upchurch British Art Pottery Early Small Shouldered VaseThis early Upchurch vase, splashed in matt grey-blue on pink-brown, with a short neck above a shouldered shape, has an interesting blend of colours, and is in excellent condition. The slight dip in the neck rim is not a repair to a chip, but a small flaw in manufacture. The vase bears the incised mark 'Upchurch' in script to the base.
Size: Height 9.5cm., max.diam. 9.5cm.
Ref: X007 ~ Price £20GBP
Upchurch British Art Pottery Large JugTHis large, full-bottomed jug, with an elegant handle, is decorated in shades of blues and greys over a paler grey, dripped down from the rim. It is an early, heavy piece, and the base is inscribed 'Upchurch'. This jug is in very good overall condition, with just one small 'nick' on the rim near the handle. Both of these small faults are associated with the usual glaze 'pops' typical of these early Upchurch pots.
Size: Height 14.5cm., overall width 16cm., weight 810gm.
Ref: Y032 ~ Price £35GBP
Honiton Collard British Art Pottery 'William de Morgan' Pattern Large BowlThis interesting William de Morgan pattern bowl is a Collard production from the Honiton Pottery and dates from around 1926. It is unmarked, but for authentication see 'Collard, the Honiton and Dorset Potter' by Carol Cashmore. The condition of this attractive large bowl is generally good: with some staining to the interior, some scratches and one 4cm. faint, tight hairline from the rim.
Size: Height 8.5cm., diam. 23.5cm.
Ref: F207 ~ Price £20GBP
Royal Doulton British Art Pottery Large Stoneware Floral Pattern BowlThis vibrantly decorated heavy Royal Doulton Bowl has a floral design in soft shades of blue, carmine, green and brown on a bronze base colour. The line decoration of leaves and tendrils smudges and merges with the main body of the bowl, beneath a top edge feature of five blue ridges. This very attractive piece has firing faults (as shown) from the rim, and separately, one old tight hairline of approx. 9cm. curving from the rim on the exterior of the bowl only. It is marked on the base with the standard Royal Doulton impressed mark of c1922+, and the impressed numbers 'X8866' and '2872'. Despite its faults, the bowl displays very well.
Size: Height 10.5cm., max.diam. 26cm.
Ref: E100 ~ Price £20GBP
Devonmoor British Art Pottery Tall High-Fired VaseThis very attractive tall, high-shouldered Devonmoor vase is decorated in high-fired purple, violet and blue glazes. It is in excellent condition, apart from a narrow 3.5cm. patch of glaze 'creep', formed during firing, and one hidden small chip to the base rim. It is clearly a typical Devonmoor piece, but has no obvious mark to the base.
Size: Height 24cm., max.diam. 13cm.
Ref: T012 ~ Price £20GBP
Candy Ware British Art Pottery Large Incised Vase.This very unusual Candy Ware narrow-necked vase is glazed in shades of cream, with naturalistic features of shape and decoration. The vase has a faint printed 'Candy' mark on the base, partly overlaid with the price 19/6 in blue ink. It dates from 1947-57, and is in excellent undamaged condition.
Size: Height 23cm., max.diam. 12.5cm.
Ref: V012 ~ Price £25GBP
Lemon & Son British Art Pottery Weston-super-Mare Flared Rim Jug
This very striking large flared-rim jug was produced by Lemon & Son between 1928 and 1939, and has an 'Arts and Crafts' appearance, because of the shape and the streaky glaze. It has the incised mark 'Lemon & Son Weston-s-Mare' in script, and is in excellent condition, with no faults.
Size: Height 10cm., max.width 17cm.
Ref: P253 ~ Price £22GBP
Royal Doulton British Art Pottery 'Three Musketeers' Series Ware TankardThis is a superb example of the 'Series Ware' first introduced by Charles Noke in 1906, depicting the 'Three Musketeers'. It bears the Royal Doulton 'Crown & Lion' mark and the pattern number D4749, dating it to pre-1936. It is in perfect condition, with no chips, cracks, hairlines or rubs.
Size: Height 14cm., base diam. 11cm.
Ref: P338 ~ Price £15GBP
Watcombe British Art Pottery Scandy Mottoware Tobacco JarThis well-decorated Watcombe Scandy pattern Tobacco Jar displays the motto 'When work is done, the pipe don't shun', dating from the period 1901-20. It bears the impressed mark 'WATCOMBE TORQUAY' to the base. the condition of both the jar and the inset lid is excellent, with no cracks, hairlines, chips or rubs.
Size: Height 14.5cm., diam. 9cm.
Ref: R063 ~ Price £25GBP
Denbac French Art Pottery Tall Art Nouveau JugThis large stunning jug in the Art Nouveau manner actually dates from the first quarter of the 20th.C., and is in excellent condition apart from a small glaze chip to the interior rim. The marks 'Denbac' and '236' are painted in script under glaze on the base.
Size: Height 19cm., max.width 14cm.
Ref: P225 ~ Price £45GBP
Pierrefonds French Art Pottery Lustre PichetThis typically shaped small Pierrefonds jug has a blue/green/brown streaky glaze, merging from matt into a metallic lustre, and bears the impressed Pierrefonds mark and '300' to the base. It is in excellent condition.
Size: Height 11cm., max.diam. 7.5cm.
Ref: R084 ~ Price £16GBP
French Art Pottery Ceramique d'Art de Bordeaux Gourd VaseThis rare small double-gourd shaped vase, with attractive green and blue glazes over an ochre base, bears the impressed marks to the base: 'Ceramique d'Art de Bordeaux' and 'Cauderan'. It dates from the 1920's and is in very good condition, apart from some chipping to the base rim, normally barely noticeable.
Size: Height 10.5cm., max.diam. 7cm.
Ref: R045 ~ Price £25GBP
Rambervillers French Art Pottery Cytere Metallic Lustre Octopus Vase36This unusual French Art Pottery metallic gold lustre vase bears marks to the base 'reflets metalliques', 'Rambervillers Vosges'and 'Unis France', and dates from around 1930. It has octopus-like ridges around the neck of the vase, and is in excellent condition, with only a few rubs in the glaze.
Size: Height 13cm., max.width 13cm.
Ref: Q149 ~ Price £36GBP
Denbac French Art Pottery Deco High-Fired Liqueur Flask
This striking Denbac deco-shaped liqueur flask has an unusual high-fired lustrous glaze in shades of brown, lilac and blue. It bears the under-glaze impressed marks 'Denbac' and the shape number '525', and is in perfect condition, with no faults.
Size: Height 20cm., max.width (excl. handle) 10cm.
Ref: R038 ~ Price £35GBP
Rambervillers French Art Pottery Tall PitcherThis very striking pitcher has a high-fired glaze finish, in flowing green, yellow, brown and blue, and appears in the 1920 Rambervillers catalogue. It is marked to the base with the circular mark used from 1918 to the early 1920's. It is in excellent condition, with just one small rub to the base rim.
Size: Height 29cm.
Ref: S046 ~ Price £40GBP
Roger Guerin Belgian Art Pottery VaseThis large and interesting oatmeal splashed over brown glazed vase from the Belgian Bouffioulx Pottery dates from the period c1920-40, and has the incised signature 'Guerin' to the base. The vase has firing faults to the salt-glazed interior, two of which extend to the top rim, but none are visible on the exterior, which is in lovely condition.
Size: Height 16cm., max.diam. 16cm.
Ref: P343 ~ Price £28GBP
Pierrefonds French Art Pottery Vase with CrystallisationsThis lovely Pierrefonds baluster-shaped vase in shades of green and brown has a mass of brilliant blue crystallisations on its surface, concentrated around the neck. It is clearly marked to the base with the Pierrefonds stamp and the number '418'. The condition of this spectacular early 20thC. vase is generally excellent, but it does have a small chip to the base, not really visible, except on the underside.
Size: Height 15.5cm., max.diam. 9.5cm.
Ref: S123 ~ Price £25GBP
Denbac French Art Pottery Deco JugThis small jug, in characteristic Denbac colours of orange-brown on darker brown, has a slim shape with a deco angled handle, and is a later production. It bears the impressed marks to the base 'Denbac'(in script) and '326'. It is in excellent condition, with no faults.
Size: Height 12cm., max.width(incl. handle) 11cm.
Ref: T114 ~ Price £18GBP
Rambervillers Cytere French Art Pottery Twin-Spouted Vase 'Peruvien'This stunning dark blue and silver lustre, twin-spouted 'Peruvian' Vase has dramatic glaze effects and bears on its base the impressed mark 'Cytere'. It dates from the period 1920-33, and is in immaculate condition, without faults.
Size: Max.height (over handle) 18cm., max.width (over spouts) 17cm.
Ref: Q161 ~ Price £35GBP
Pierrefonds French Art Pottery Triangular VaseThis unusual Pierrefonds vase starts as a round form at the base, and then changes to a three-cornered shape at the top rim. The streaked blue colours have a transluscence at the rim. This surprisingly heavy small vase is marked on the base with the impressed 'FH' stamp, 'Pierrefonds' and '612', and dates from the 1930's. It is in perfect condition, with no faults.
Size: Height 10cm., max.diam. 10cm.
Ref: S045 ~ Price £20GBP
Ceramique d'Art de Bordeaux French Art Pottery Large VaseThis substantial vase has an interesting glaze effect of speckled black/green slip on a deep blue base. The shape is reminiscent of 'pilgrim' flasks, with twin handles above a wide-bellied form. The piece is marked on the base with a smudged circular stamp on white slip 'Ceramique d'Art de ......' and fragments of 'Bordeaux'. This unusual vase dates from the first half of the 20thC., and is in excellent condition.
Size: Height 26cm., max.diam. 14cm.
Ref: S112 ~ Price £20GBP
R.F.Ciboure French Art Pottery Shepherdess PlateThis Ciboure plate, in warm tones of cream and brown, is decorated with a scene of a shepherdess in a rural landscape, and dates from the period after 1945. It is marked 'RF Ciboure' to the base, and the decoration to the front bears the signature 'RLC' (Richard Le Corrone ?). It is in excellent condition, with just one rub to the rim.
Size: Diam. 18cm.
Ref: S029 ~ Price £25GBP
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