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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 285

    A PAIR OF TERRACOTTA 'LEIX' POTS

    BY THE COMPTON POTTERY, GUILDFORD, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF TERRACOTTA 'LEIX' POTS
    BY THE COMPTON POTTERY, GUILDFORD, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    With impressed stamp
    The pots -- 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) diameter; the plinths -- 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
    Together with a pair of painted wood plinths (2)


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    The Compton Potters' Arts Guild, was established by Mary Seton Watts (d.1938), the wife of the Symbolist and portrait painter and sculptor George F.Watts (d.1904), producing decorative terracotta work in the village of Compton, near Guildford in 1895.

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