High-fired mallet-shaped bottle vase by Ruskin Pottery

A large high-fired mallet-shaped bottle vase with subtle mottled red and gray diapered glazes with traces of green.

Details

Medium:
Glazed thrown clay
Dimensions:
Height: 36 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,971 ( Total: £3,014)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Impressed with 'Ruskin, England, 1924'. Ruskin pottery was made at Howson Taylor's factory at Smethwick in the Wednesbury area.

Provenance

The Ferneyhough Collection; Albert E Wade.

Venue details

Wednesbury Art Gallery and Museum Holyhead Road, WEDNESBURY West Midlands WS10 7DF 0121 556 0683 www.museums.sandwell.gov.uk/

Entry details

Free to all

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Thu – Sat, 2 – 5pm

1 Oct – 30 Nov
Thu – Fri,  1 – 4pm

Closed 1 Dec – 30 Mar

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