A fine garniture of three Derby vases, circa 1825
Lot 124
A fine garniture of three Derby vases, circa 1825
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,397) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine garniture of three Derby vases, circa 1825
Of shield shape with neoclassical handles picked out in gold, unusually painted on one side with panels of waterfowl, including a mallard duck on the larger central vase, probably by John Hancock Junior, the reverse with panels of simply-dressed country folk, reserved on richly gilded blue grounds, 22.6 and 29cn high, crown, crossed batons and D marks and number 36 in red (minute chips to plinths, slight wear to gilding on extremities) (3)

Footnotes

  • The bird painting bears strong similarities with the work of John Hancock Junior. See the vase and watercolours illustrated by David Manchip, Artists and Craftsmen of the 19th Century Derby China Factory (2004), pps 63-67
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