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SA670431

Pair English Porcelain Samuel Alcock Green Vases Still Life Flowers 19th Century

Price

£685 | $912 USD | €776 EUR
Item Number: SA670431
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Howard Antiques
This antique has been viewed 14 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

An Exceptionally Fine Quality Identical Pair of English Rococo Revival Twin Handle Mantle Vases by Samuel Alcock, circa second quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
Each Vase of baluster outline with unusual flaired rims and wavy gilded edges, twin scroll handles, ending on circular spreading base.
Superb hand decoration depicting old fashioned Summer Flowers within central reserves on a classical green ground with gilt highlights. Stylish Acanthus Leaf mouldings to lower areas.
Marks: LD and reg. Numbers on both at base in red.
Condition: Good untouched condition with no losses, gilding is not worn, a very light hairline inside one top rim, see image.
Height: 7.75” (20cm). Diameter: (at base) 3.25” (8cm). Diameter: (top rim) 5.25” (13.5cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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Samuel Alcock: Despite the fact that the firm of Alcock was very large by comparison with many other Staffordshire factories, their wide range of porcelains have only in recent years attracted the serious collector.
Samuel Alcock owned the Hill English Pottery at Burlsem as well as another factory at Colbridge. The name is more readily associated with red earthenwares with black decoration in the style of early Grecian wares.
In 1883 the factory employed more than 400 workers and their 20 kilns equalled those in use by Minton.
Alcock displayed his wares at the 1851 Great Exhibition showing a collection of Dinner Services, Tea Sets, Spill Vases, Single Figures and Groups.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 20 cm (7.9")
Width = 13.5 cm (5.3")
Depth = 13.5 cm (5.3")


Seller Details

Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street
Dublin
Ireland
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