Royal Doulton 'Glamis Thistle' Art Deco Trio by Percy Curnock c1938 #1
A lovely art deco bone china trio by Royal Doulton in 'Glamis Thistle' designed by Percy Curnock*, each piece with his facsimile signature. Delicately printed in shades of green, purple, yellow and brown with sprays of thistles which grow near Glamis Castle in Scotland, the childhood home of the late Queen Mother. Trimmed with green and gold, the cup with triangular handle. In excellent condition; no chips, cracks or restoration and showing little sign of wear. Printed Royal Doulton marks and the inscription: 'GLAMIS THISTLE FOUND NEAR GLAMIS CASTLE HOME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH'. H4601 and R1938. Date codes for 1938. Diameter of plate 17.5cm (6.9in)
*Percy Curnock (1873-1956) was one of Doulton's longest serving artists, starting in 1885 at the age of 12 and retiring in 1954 aged 81. He specialized in floral painting, especially roses, and studied at the Burslem School of Art where he met Edward Raby, Fred Hancock and David Dewsbury. He trained under John Slater and Robert Allen, becoming a premier artist for Doulton.
Our Price: £40.00