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A Walter Moorcroft Pottery Flambe Vase c1955

Heading : A Walter Moorcroft Pottery Flambe Vase
Date : Circa 1955
Origin :Burslem, Staffordshire

Pattern: Orchid design
Features :
Swollen form on narrow circular foot tapering towards an everted top rim
Marks : Impressed Moorcroft Made in England heightened with a blue wash
Size : Height 14cm
Condition : Underside with surface glaze blemish
Restoration : None
Weight : 345 grams

Additional Information : This design was drawn by William Moorcroft in 1937 and developed by Walter Moorcroft from about 1947 who had been instructed by his father in the art of mastering Flambe firings in a reduction kiln. Moorcroft pottery subjected to this effect always carries a premium when compared with standard colour-way. I know this to be true as Walter explained this to me himself prior to his passing in 2002.

 

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  • Product Code: 21031710
  • Availability: 1
  • £240.00


Tags: Walter Moorcroft, Pottery, Flambe, Vase, orchid,

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