An unusal art pottery vase flower holder with a pierced ginger jar shape and decorated with a veined running blue glaze. Probably for displaying small flower such as violets or primroses.
Impressed makers mark on the inside for the Iceni Pottery, Letchworth.
This pottery ran between c1907 and 1914 and was established by Miss Annie Lawrence and the architect designer William Harrison Collishaw (1870-1957) with the pottery made by Collishaw and G A Hodgkinson. They exhibitedat the Arts and Crafts Exhibition in 1910 and 1912 but ceased production in 1914. Quite a scarce piece, other examples can be found in the Victoria and Albert Museum collection.
No chips, cracks or restorations.
Firing glaze fault on the foot rim.
Sent by Hermes Couriers
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