Lovely Moorcroft Macintyre Florian Ware 'Dianthus and Tulip' Vase c1900
A lovely William Moorcroft Florian Ware vase finely tube-lined with art nouveau dianthus and tulips in delicate shades of blue. An elegant shape which complements the design beautifully. In excellent condition; no chips, cracks or restoration. Rare to find these early pieces in such good order. Printed James Macintyre Florian Ware mark with William's 'W. M. des' initials painted in green. Height 11.25cm (4.4in)
A similar vase is illustrated in fig.8 page 35 of Moorcroft by Paul Atterbury to show the design development from printed Aurelian Ware to slip-trailed ('tube-lined') Florian Ware. The same vase is also illustrated in fig.3 page 47.
Our Price: £450.00