The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that the MAAS website contains a range of Indigenous Cultural Material. This includes artworks, artifacts, images and recordings of people who may have passed away, and other objects which may be culturally sensitive.
A2778-191 Vase, flannel flowers and wattle, earthenware, modelled by C J Noke, designed and painted by Robert Allen and Louis Bilton, made by Doulton & Co, Burslem, England, 1893. Click to enlarge.

Vase by Royal Doulton for the World’s Columbian Exposition

Made by Doulton & Co (Burslem works), 1891-1902.

A vase, made of wheel-thrown and moulded earthenware, with a tall, ovoid body, bearing a floral decoration. A stepped foot rises to a tall, ovoid body, surmounted by a narrow neck and wide, flaring rim. Moulded side handles in the shape of vine leaves and grapes extend from the body to the shoulder. The body is decorated on the obverse with mainly white flannel flowers, yellow wattle and green and mauve leaves. The reverse is decorated with mainly yellow wattle and green and mauve leaves. The pa...

Summary

Object No.

A2778-191

Object Statement

Vase, flannel flowers and wattle, earthenware, modelled by C J Noke, designed and painted by Robert Allen and Louis Bilton, made by Doulton & Co, Burslem, England, 1893

Physical Description

A vase, made of wheel-thrown and moulded earthenware, with a tall, ovoid body, bearing a floral decoration. A stepped foot rises to a tall, ovoid body, surmounted by a narrow neck and wide, flaring rim. Moulded side handles in the shape of vine leaves and grapes extend from the body to the shoulder. The body is decorated on the obverse with mainly white flannel flowers, yellow wattle and green and mauve leaves. The reverse is decorated with mainly yellow wattle and green and mauve leaves. The painted decoration is set on an ivory background. The shoulder is decorated with a band of moulded gold scrolls, below which is a decoration of pearl enamel dots, suspended from fine raised gold chains. The base and neck are decorated with an elaborate design of moulded gold leaves and scrolls, pearl enamel rosettes and raised gold foliage and dots on an ivory background. The handles are painted in solid dull gold, the base and rim are edged in gold and the inside of the rim is decorated in clouded gold.

Vase made for the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago.

Marks

Maker's trademark on base, transfer printed in brown, crown surmounting irregular circle shape, with text 'DOULTON / BURSLEM' encircling central motif of four interlooping 'D's, with text 'ENGLAND' beneath. Maker's marks and number on base in impressed text '6464' and 'DOULTON'. Painter's initials on base, handwritten in brown 'RA'. Starburst paper labels adhered to base, one on top of the other, written in black ink 'L Bilton / BK/BK1'. Circular paper label adhered to base, printed in brown, with the number handwritten in black ink 'ROYAL DOULTON / - / John Slater Collection No...191'.

Production

Notes

Modelled by C.J. Noke, painted and designed by Louis Bilton and Robert Allen and manufactured by Doulton and Co. in Burslem, Enland in 1893.

Date refers to time period of maker's mark.

History

Notes

Vase made for the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Vase by Royal Doulton for the World's Columbian Exposition 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 October 2019, <https://ma.as/175911>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/175911 |title=Vase by Royal Doulton for the World's Columbian Exposition |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 October 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

Know more about this object?

TELL US

Have a question about this object?

ASK US