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Art Pottery4141 of 4858Vintage German AshtrayRoseville Corinthian 6" bowl
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Posted 3 years ago

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Trying to learn something about this vase. It was my grandmother's. It is stamped and signed. The stamp is not clear, I can only make out the shape of an eagle with wings spread and the word "England." The artist signed in to the wet clay.

There is a Greek key pattern along the bottom, it is more visible on the image of the back.

Thank you in advance for your in put!

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    It's an Art Nouveau vase by Thomas Forester & Sons.
    Hand painted and signed by A. Dean, whose work was shown at the Paris Expo of 1900.
  2. whatisit, 3 years ago
    Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge on this piece. I have uploaded two more photos, showing the pottery markings. Since your kind reply, I have looked up images of work by Thomas Forester & Sons, on some A. Dean's signature is signed in brush strokes. Is the incised signature that of A. Dean?

    I had spent hours online reviewing pottery marks and had not found a clue! I am so glad to have found this site and appreciate your input. Thank you, again.

  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Hi the incised mark in the clay is just a number: 147. The normal signature you see on Dean's work is raised and probably tube lined. For reference ther is a vase on English ebay with the signature.
    Google "Antique Art Nouveau Vase by Thomas Forester & Sons" and you will see it on one of the pictures.
    Dean was the designer/decorator that is quoted on these Forester pieces.
    The mark can be found @http://www.thepotteries.org/mark/f/forester.html
    Thanks for your comments.
  4. whatisit, 2 years ago
    I have rearranged a room, so the lady can be displayed. Thank you vetraio50 again!
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Pleasure whatsit.
    There is another similar item that has been posted yesterday, but I think it might be a copy!
  6. whatisit, 2 years ago
    Thank you Bellin68!

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