Attractive Art Deco relief decorated art pottery vase by William S Mycock for Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian 1933. The vase is of ovoid form with short collar neck. Relief design in tonal blues of trailing vine encircling the body. Concentric bands in matching colours to collar. Impressed Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian mark to base. Incised monogram for William S Mycock and his year cypher for 1933. The vase is 16 cm in height.
William S Mycock completed his apprenticeship at Wedgwood but left to become a "jobbing" artist working at a number of potteries, gaining experience of a variety of techniques. He joined Pilkington as a tile artist in 1894 but moved to Pilkington’s pottery department c1906 where he remained until his retirement in 1938 (after its closure). He was Pilkington's longest serving pottery artist.