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VASES BY CHRISTOPER DRESSER c.1885
Circa 1885

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  • Xupes Reference DA1304104
  • Age Circa 1885
  • Condition The vases are offered in excellent original condition without loss, damage or restoration. Both have a very fine surface glaze crazing however this does not detract. A rare and stunning pair of vases.  View More Details

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    Exceptional

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    Fair

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  • We offer this rare and stunning pair aesthetic movement vases decorated with prunus blossom and designed by Dr Christopher Dresser for Old Hall and dating from around 1885. This fine pair of pottery vases stand on a narrow rectangular shaped foot with a flat body with angled sides and with a castellated shaped rectangular neck with handles applied either side. The body of the vases are hand painted painted to both sides with flowering prunus blossom stems painted in turquoise, pink and green within a gilded cloud design with gilding applied around the top rim, handles and foot rim. The vases have a red printed Old Hall makers mark to the base.

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