Striking relief decorated art pottery vase from Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian by William S Mycock 1931. The vase is of baluster form with wide rim. Design in tonal blues of gulls in-flight over cresting waves with stylised clouds above - repeated around its body. Impressed Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian mark to base. Incised monogram for William Mycock and his year cypher for 1931. The vase is 23 cm in height.
William 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.
Royal Lancastrian Art Deco Relief Decorated Vase by William S Mycock 1931
This vase is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, crazing or restoration. No imperfections to the glaze. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.