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 w