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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 228

    A PAIR OF TERRACOTTA 'LEIX' POTS

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ATTRIBUTED TO THE COMPTON POTTERY, GUILDFORD

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF TERRACOTTA 'LEIX' POTS
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ATTRIBUTED TO THE COMPTON POTTERY, GUILDFORD
    The bowls of lobed form with waisted necks, on square section bases
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high; 24½ in. (62 cm.) wide (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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