A good Barr Flight and Barr vase, painted landscape and richly gilded ground
Lot 189
A good Barr, Flight and Barr vase, circa 1810
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Lot Details
A good Barr, Flight and Barr vase, circa 1810
Of elegant shield shape, the gilded handles modelled as dolphins with shells applied below their heads, their fins bronzed, painted with a view of 'St Vincent's Rock, near Bristol', reserved on a peach-coloured ground, the reverse richly gilt in neoclassical style with a crown and trophies of war, the neck and foot with bold geometric designs, the interior of the neck with a graduated net-like design, 33cm high, title and mark referring to Royal patronage and Coventry Street address in neat script (restored chip to plinth)


  • A similar vase is illustrated by Henry Sandon, Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain (1978), pl 63, p 79

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that in addition to the chip on one corner of the base, a further chip has been restored on the stem of this vase and another on one of the handles.
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