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Elegantly tall Linthorpe Pottery twin handle drip-glaze vase c1885. Footed bottle-shaped body with thin neck and swollen tulip-form to rim. Twin handles with bifurcations. Attractive drip-glaze in tonal greens and blues. Impressed number 2141 and Linthorpe mark (partly obscured but visible above the impressed number). The vase measures 36 cm in height and 14 cm maximum diameter.


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 1882 and continued to submit designs whilst the Pottery remained in production. Dresser recommended Henry Tooth, an artist from Buckinghamshire working at that time on the Isle of Wight, as pottery manager. Henry Tooth, with no prior experience of clay or pottery left Ryde for Linthorpe, spending time at the T.G. Green pottery in Church Gresley, Derbyshire to get a foundation in ceramics. Henry Tooth had brought Richard Patey with him from the Isle of Wight, who managed the pottery after he left in 1882 (to establish to Bretby Pottery in partnership with William Ault). For more information on Linthorpe Pottery visit our Maker's History pages.

Tall Linthorpe Pottery Twin Handle Drip-Glaze Vase c1885

SKU: EC324
  • This vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Minor crazing to glaze. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.

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