A truly superb and rare, large Doulton Lambeth stoneware vase by Eliza Simmance and Rosina Brown, c1895. Classic baluster-form vase with everted rim. Stylised Art Nouveau foliate and floral design repeated (x2) on an ochre-coloured body below a dark olive-green rim. The foliate design is created primarily by incised and raised scroll lines. Flowers created with both carved and relief techniques giving depth to the design. Overall a beautifully striking design. Impressed Doulton Lambeth mark used until 1902. Signed with Eliza Simmance's monogram (E within an S) and RB for Rosina Brown. The vase measures 44 cm in height.
Eliza Simmance, one of the earliest artist engaged, worked at Doulton Lambeth as an Artist and Designer between 1873 and 1928. She quickly became recognised