DECO R DEAN TUBE LINED & HAND DECORATED
OVOID STAFFORDSHIRE ART POTTERY VASE C.1920-30
striking British art pottery, art deco period, hand decorated R
Dean ovoid tube lined vase. It features a typical Dean kingfisher
type bird amongst branches over a pond with distinctive Lilly pad
plants. Note the mystical gothic quality that characterises the best of
the Dean marked/decorated pieces. Pottery is almost certainly by Thomas
Forester and Sons of Staffordshire who appear to have potted most if
not all factory marked Dean items. This is one of the most successful
of the Dean designs and increasingly hard to find."Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
height 140 mm max.width 130 mm max.
marked with Dean monogram in tube lined outline as illustrated and
workman's mark to base.
in good condition for display. Condition report:
There is one short hairline from the rim and all over crazing to the
glaze as is typically found on these items.
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