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Vase by Doulton & Co

Made by Simmance, Eliza in Lambeth, England, 1883.
Vase, 'silicon' stoneware, decorated by Eliza Simmance, Doutlon and Co., Lambeth, London, England, 1883
Baluster shaped, brown clay body, neck and foot stippled, the neck decorated with foliate and palmette design in dark clay, extending in three angular lobed sections onto the shoulder; sections of the body have been carved out and filled with perforated ornament, alternating a circular radiating floral pattern and a diamond shaped foliate scroll design made of clays, slip coloured brown, cream white and blue; the perforated sections are enclosed by narrow bands of clay; the remaining ground is slip coloured blue and cream decorated with flowers and leaves applied in relief (OF). Doulton silicon ware vase with cut-out design to centre panels, slip painted design in brown and blue, 12 1/4" high; marked E.S. 1883 (LC).
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