Tooth & Co , Bretby Art Nouveau vase, CLANTA ware, C. 1915

Art Nouveau pottery vase, with globular body and tall neck with sloping angular handles, the body woth reserves of mottled moulding, a frieze of flower heads to the rim, the whole lightly glazed with a metallic bronzed finish. Impressed rising sun of Bretby, also CLANTA / MADE IN ENGLAND / 2406D Circa 1915

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Size

18cm high

References

Tooth was promoted from a workman to manager at the Lindthorpe pottery by Dr Christopher Dresser. He left in 1883 and set up Tooth & Ault, becoming Tooth & Co after Ault set up his own pottery in 1887. Made in England was introduced in 1900, while CLANTA wares were introduced in 1914

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