Lot 471: A massive C.H Brannam pottery ovoid fish vase, dated 1901, height 30in.
November 29, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A massive C.H Brannam pottery ovoid fish vase, dated 1901, decorated in coloured glazes and slip with grotesque fish amid seaweed, the neck with three scrolled handles, incised mark to the inside of the neck, C.H. Barun, 1901, modellers initials J.D, height 30in.
There is fine crazing to the glaze all over, there is glaze flaking and losses to two of the handles in particular and to a number of small raised areas of the slipware decoration around the lower part of the body, essentially in reasonable condition with no restoration, chips or cracks.
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