London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
A garniture of three Rockingham claret-ground stork-handled vases
the oviform body of each possibly painted by John Randall with a vignette of a bird perched on a branch within a shaped cartouche gilt with scrolling foliage, the reverse gilt with stylised foliage, beneath fluted flared necks, the feet moulded with four leaves, within gilt-line rims, puce griffin marks and gilt c.2 and c.3, circa 1835 (possibly composite, damages and restoration), the tallest -- 37cm. highSee illustration (3)
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Cf. D. G. Rice, Rockingham Ornamental Porcelain (1965), p. 105, pl. 35 for a vase of similar form painted by John Randall.
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