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SA831282

Ornithological Watercolour Finches Birds Study By Florence Barlow

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£5,000 | $6,968 USD | €5,827 EUR
Item Number: SA831282
Date of manufacture: Edwardian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Cheshire Antiques Consultant
This antique has been viewed 40 times in the past week with the most views from France.

Description

Ornithological, Royal Doulton Collectors & Museum Interest 1 Decorative Art Antique Early 20th Century Watercolour Painting "Finches" Birds Study By Florence Barlow.
Watercolour.
Subject Ornothological study of 2 "Finches" Birds on flowering branches.
Signed in pencil verso underneath the back cover when you take the frame out, by the famous known English artist Florence Barlow.
Set in a nice wooden frame with front glass cover.
The true finches are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family Fringillidae. Finches have stout conical bills adapted for eating seeds and nuts and often have colourful plumage. They occupy a great range of habitats where they are usually resident and do not migrate.
They have a worldwide distribution except for Australia and the polar regions. The family Fringillidae contains more than two hundred species divided into fifty genera. It includes species known as siskins, canaries, redpolls, serins, grosbeaks and euphonias.
Many birds in other families are also commonly called "finches". These groups include: the estrildid finches (Estrildidae) of the Old World tropics and Australia; some members of the Old World bunting family (Emberizidae) and the New World sparrow family (Passerellidae); and the Darwin's finches of the Galapagos islands, now considered members of the tanager family (Thraupidae).
Finches were used in the UK, US and Canada in the coal mining industry to detect carbon monoxide from the eighteenth to twentieth century.
Royal Doultons Florence Barlow is one of Doultons most popular and most collectable artists. Florence was born in 1856 at Little Hadham, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. Florence Barlow was employed at the Doulton Lambeth Art Studio from 1873, producing her renowned bird, animal and floral studies for nearly forty years.
Florence and her sister Hannah worked together and the two women were prominent in the field of decorative arts long before Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper.Florence joined Doulton in 1873 and stayed for 36 years until 1909.
The sisters immediately decided that Florence would paint flowers and birds and Hannah would concentrate on horses and other animals. Florence Barlow’s fine work featuring her favourite subjects, birds & flowers.
Circa early 20th century.
Provenance purchased from a fine art auction label verso.
Reference sources, Wikipedia, antique marks, potteriesauction, doulton4collectors, Bonhams, Christies.
Highly sought after by CEO's, interior designers, museums, art gallerys, antique dealers, famous & private collectors, film tv studio prop shops.
Ready for immediate home wall display with hanging thread verso.
Incredible conversation piece for your guests.
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Condition report.
Offered in fine used condition.
The frame has some chips and wear in places, the watercolour painting surface is on overall very good order. The glass has some stains and dust commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate
11.02" High (28cm)
8.46" Wide (21.5cm)
0.49" Depth (1.25cm)

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Edwardian.


Dimensions

Height = 28 cm (11.0")
Width = 21.5 cm (8.5")
Depth = 1.2 cm (0.5")


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Rose Cottage
Warrington Road,
Mickle Trafford
Chester
Cheshire
CH2 4EB
United Kingdom
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