HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER ART DECO ROYAL DOULTON BRUSH LINED VASE IN GRAPE MOTIF DESIGN,BY BESSIE NEWBERRY
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HERE FOR SALE I HAVE A HIGHLY COLLECTABLE BRUSH LINED VASE IN A GRAPE MOTIF DESIGN BY THE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER DESIGNER BESSIE NEWBERRY.
FREE POSTAGE SPECIAL NEXT DAY DELIVERY BY 1PM IN AFTERNOON
PRICE £160.00
DATE 1922
HEIGHT OF VASE 16.6 CMS / 6 1/2 INCHES
DIAMETER OF TOP RIM 8.1 CMS
CIRCUMFERENCE OF VASE
ALL THE WAY ROUND AT WIDEST
POINT 47 CMS
DIAMETER OF BASE 7.3 CMS

THE BRUSH LINED PATTERN CONSISTS OF 6 BUNCHES OF GRAPES WITH LEAVES AND FLOWERS THAT SURROUND THE OUTER FACING SIDE OF THE VASE.THESE ARE SET ONTO A PEARL WHITE BACKGROUND.THE TOP OUTER SECTION OF THE VASE IS FINISHED IN COBALT BLUE.THE LEAF COLOURS ARE FINISHED IN DIFFERENT SHADES OF GREEN AND THE GRAPES GIVE OFF A BEAUTIFUL RICH PURPLE AND RED/BLUE COLOUR,A MUST FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR.CONDITION OF THIS VASE IS VERY GOOD INDEED,THERE ARE NO CHIPS OR CRACKS,AND MOST IMPORTANTLY OF ALL,NO RESTORATION.THERE ARE FIRING BLEMISHES, THESE ARE QUITE COMMON ON THIS TYPE OF VASE AND ARE CAUSED BY THE FIRING PROCESS.THEY TO NOT DETRACT IN ANYWAY TO THIS ITEMS LOOKS OR COLLECTABILITY.
BASE OF VASE IS STAMPED WITH THE ROYAL DOULTON 1922 MARK FOLLOWED BY THE 8002 SERIES NUMBER.IT IS ALSO SIGNED WITH BESSIE NEWBERRYS INITIALS B N

BESSIE NEWBERRY IS LISTED AS BEING A JUNIOR ASSISTANT AT DOULTON LAMBETH FACTORY IN 1882,AND CONTINUED TO WORK THERE FOR 42 YEARS UNTIL 1924.HER TALENTS WERE RECOGNISED AND SHE WORKED WITH MANY OF THE FINEST DESIGNERS SUCH AS GEORGE TINWORTH,FRANK BUTLER AND ELIZA SIMMANCE.SHE WAS SOON PROMOTED TO SENIOR ASSISTANT.BY 1911 SHE WAS A SUPERVISOR AND IN HER LAST 10 YEARS AT DOULTONS SHE PRODUCED ORIGINAL WORK.HER STONEWARE OUTPUT WAS PROLIFIC AND ALWAYS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY.QUALITY WORKS BY HER ARE STILL READILY AVAILABLE TODAY,LIKE THIS ONE.WHEN ONE CONSIDERS THAT SHE WAS TRAINED IN THE DAYS OF THE FRANK BUTLER AND THE BARLOW FAMILY,HER ABILITY TO CONCEIVE DESIGNS IN SUCH CONTRAST WITH HER BACK GROUND IS REMARKABLE.
PLEASE NOTE:PLEASE IGNORE WHITE FLASH MARKS ON VASE,THESE ARE DUE TO LIGHT REFLECTION IN THE PHOTOS
YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED WITH THIS PURCHASE
I WILL POST THIS ITEM FIRST CLASS SPECIAL DELIVERY,POSTAGE IS FREE
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT MY SITE

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