Stunning example of an English Hand Decorated Porcelain Flair Rim Vases of museum quality, unmarked but firmly attributed to Rockingham. Last half of the Nineteenth Century.
Each delicate wavy rim horn of plenty superbly hand painted depicting summer flowers and Old Roses. Supported on a square ornate base each corner with shell detailing.
Condition: Good condition for such early items, however there are a few hairlines at bases areas, also some light staining to ground colour and wear to gilding at high points, please see all on images eight to twelve where close ups are visible.
The low asking price is considered due to these imperfections.
Height: (overall as shown) 7” (18cm). Width: (at base area) 6.75” (17.25cm). Depth: (at base) 4” (10.25cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Affordable fixed charge Worldwide Store to door shipping offered by seller.
The Rockingham Pottery was a 19th-century manufacturer of porcelain of international repute, supplying fine wares and ornamental pieces to royalty and the aristocracy in England and overseas, as well as manufacturing porcelain and earthenware items for ordinary use.
The factory was located in Swinton, near Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire in England, and for the later part of its lifetime existed under the patronage of the Earls Fitzwilliam, indirect decendants of the Marquesses of Rockingham who were the major landowners in the area, and whose stately home and pasrk was located nearby in Wentworth. Rockingham who were the major landowners in the area, and whose stately home and park was located nearby in Wentworth.