William De Morgan a Near Pair of Ruby Lustre Twin-Handled Vases with Beasts, circa 1890
Lot 296
William De Morgan a Near Pair of Ruby Lustre Twin-Handled Vases with Beasts, circa 1890
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,395) inc. premium
Lot Details
William De Morgan
a Near Pair of Ruby Lustre Twin-Handled Vases with Beasts, circa 1890
each painted with four stylised winged beasts against a white ground
19.5cm high, one titled 'Spring Vale', each with 'D.M' monogram (2)

Footnotes

  • The original drawings which feature some of these beasts can be seen on plate 240 of 'The Designs of William De Morgan' by Dennis and Wiltshire.

    Provenance: They originally belonged to the current owner's Great Grandmother, who had received them as a wedding present from William De Morgan.
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