• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    A DOULTON STONEWARE TWO-HANDLED VASE

    DECORATED BY ELIZA SIMMANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A DOULTON STONEWARE TWO-HANDLED VASE
    DECORATED BY ELIZA SIMMANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Of castellated form, with elephant mask handles, incised monogram and impressed marks
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high


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    Eliza Simmance's career at Doulton spanned some fifty years and her designs ranged from high Victorian Gothic Revival through to Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. The 'cracked ice' stoneware ground of the present lot was a signature feature of her work.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage