Lot 179: ROYAL DOULTON GROUP OF THREE STONEWARE VASES, CIRCA 1920
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GROUP OF THREE STONEWARE VASES, CIRCA 1920
comprising a LARGE SHOULDERED VASE, decorated in tube line with a frieze of fruiting trees, 33.5cm high; and a PAIR OF TAPERING VASES, each decorated in tube line with a band of fruiting foliage, 30.5cm high, stamped maker''s marks (3)
Large shouldered vase in good overall condition
Small manufacturing blemish to one of the leaves at top of one tree on shoulder of vase, and another one further down body between trees
Few light surface scratches
Pair of vases:
One vase has been professionally restored and oversprayed to the neck; evidence of a crack to the shoulder running into body
The other vase with a small professionally restored and oversprayed section to the rim; some minor firing cracks to the band of fruit and tube lining here and there
Some fruits on both vases appear white under UV, possibly suggesting touching up
Otherwise of nice appearance
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Notes: Provenance: Collection of Roger and Heather Daltrey