Elegantly shaped, bifurcate handled ruby bud vase from the Linthorpe Pottery c1885. Linthorpe Pottery designs were strongly influenced by Christopher Dresser who was its artistic director during its earlier years - the Pottery only being in existence between 1879 and 1889. Impressed (obscured) mark for the Linthorpe Pottery with model number 1622. 18.5cm height, 8cm base.
In 1879 John Harrison (a local businessman) established Linthorpe Pottery in conjunction with Christopher Dresser, one of the most influential designers of the late 19th century. Dresser acted as artistic director at the Pottery until 1982 and continued to submit designs whilst the Pottery remained in production. For more information on Linthorpe Pottery visit our Maker's History pages.
Linthorpe Pottery Handled Bud Art Vase c1885
This vase is in very good condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. Very minor surface scratch (glaze colour not affected) - difficult to see and not able to photograph but included as part of its comprehensive description. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.