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    Posted 9 years ago

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    Two pieces of Royal Lancastrian, beautiful glaze. Both bought at flea markets.

    I am not sure about who the artists are.

    Kind regards from skandinavia.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Hey! Well done. I like both of them They could be quite early. Underneath the mark of the one on the left there might be a Roman Numeral. X = 1910 XIII = 1913 etc.
      The one on the right has a very unusual glaze. Can you give some other pictures of the bases with the marks?

      Congratulations on some nice Lancastrian vases.
    2. lass lass, 9 years ago
      Hi, thank you for your reply, I have added the bases. On the largest one you can faintly see the Roman Numeral XX + 2832. And on the smaller one the is no sign of any other numeral than 2153.

      Kind regards.
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Hi lass, from Sydney, Australia!
      Where are you in Scandinavia?
      The "XX" would mean 1920. But I think you should look again. This mark was used only from 1906 to 1913. It might be XII or 1912.
      The impressed factory mark of the other piece is a mark used from 1914 - 1923.
      The numbers refer to shape numbers.
      In 1905 they introduced a shape numbering system. A four digit sequential number starting with 2001. The highest recorded number is 3528.
      The later vase is interesting because it is an example of an 'opalescent' glaze, I think.
      I think the pots themselves were probably designed by E.T.Radford. Radford was a celebrated potter and Bernard Leach even makes positive reference to him in "a Potter's Book". Radford worked at Royal Lancastrian from 1903 to 1936.
    4. lass lass, 9 years ago
      Hi, I've had a look again and it is difficult to determine. XY or XX. And when I look closely at the bottom I can see a very fine hair crack!! Anyway thank you so much for your interest and information. I do have other pieces of pottery and of glass which I will show later.

      Kind regards.
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      *°·`*~~ SEASON'S GREETINGS - LASS!~~*`.°*
    6. lass lass, 7 years ago
      Thank you so much, the very same to you too! Sorry I have not been so active on the site lately.
    7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago

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