Art Pottery Della Robbia box and cover.
Art Pottery Della Robbia box and cover.
Art Pottery Della Robbia box and cover.
Art Pottery Della Robbia box and cover.
Art Pottery Della Robbia box and cover.

DELLA ROBBIA ART POTTERY BIRKENHEAD Also known as DELLA ROBBIA (1893-1906)

Art Pottery Della Robbia box and cover.

c. 1898 England Birkenhead

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£980 gbp
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A Della Robbia art pottery unusual oblong box and cover. Decorated in typical colours of yellow, green and light brown. The lid is decorated with four stylised flying birds or swans and leaves. A coiled finial surmounts with evidence of some restoration where the finial has become detached.

Della Robbia was a short lived art pottery set up within the context of the Arts & Crafts movement. Among the names of the founding council were Edward Burne Jones, Ford Maddox Brown, Walter Crane, G F Watts and Holman Hunt.
Some restoration and repainting.
The finial may have become detached; there is an area of repainting where it joins the body of the lid. Small rim chip to edge of box body.
"The Birkenhead Della Robbia Pottery" - exhibition catalogue by Jeremy Cooper.

"Della Robbia Pottery Birkenhead" - an interim report. Williamson Art Gallery and Museum.
Dimensions
External Width 10.50 inch (26.67 cm)
External Depth 3.50 inch (8.89 cm)
Stock Code
TT/2
Medium
Ceramic Pottery
Signed/Inscribed
Indistinct impressed factory marks to the base.
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