21 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,188
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A PAIR OF ROYAL DOULTON STONEWARE MOTTLED-BROWN GROUND VASES
DATE CYPHER FOR 1908, IMPRESSED CROWN AND LION MARK AND CYPHER, INCISED BN, 152 AND FAB MONOGRAM FOR FRANK A. BUTLER
In the Arts and Crafts taste, each of tapering cylindrical form, the shoulder with a band of stylized foliage in cobalt-blue
14 in. (35.5 cm.) high (2)
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Frank A. Butler is recorded at Doulton from 1772-1911 as a designer and decorator. His designs were much admired by both Queen Victoria and Gladstone. See Desmond Eyles, The Doulton Lambeth Wares, London, 1975, pp. 95-96 for a futher discussion.
With Florian Papp, New York
This lot will be offered without reserve.