William Moorcroft for Townsend & Co  'Landscape' a large early twin-handled Florian Vase, circa 1903
Lot 729
William Moorcroft for Townsend & Co. 'Landscape' a large early twin-handled Florian Vase, circa 1903
Sold for £6,240 (US$ 10,001) inc. premium

Lot Details
William Moorcroft for Townsend & Co.
'Landscape' a large early twin-handled Florian Vase, circa 1903
of flared form with two small handles to the rim, painted with six tall trees amid a scrolling landscape with a meandering path, in blue and green glazes against a white ground
30.4cm high, signed in green 'W.Moorcroft' with printed Florian mark and 'Made for Townsend & Co Newcastle-on-Tyne' and impressed shape '160'

Footnotes

  • Of all the Moorcroft landscape designs, this colourway with blue trees against a white ground, was the first registered design in September 1902. The heights of the trees were varied to fit the vessel that the design was to be applied to. By the end of 1902, the more commonly seen green colourway was also in production, and both versions featured in major retailers such as Liberty's and, in this instance, Townsend of Newcastle.
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