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Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar

  • Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange  Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar
  • Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange  Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar
  • Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange  Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar
  • Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange  Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar
  • Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange  Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar

Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange Pot-pourri / Ginger Jar

Antique Early Ruskin High-Fired Flambe Glaze Orange Ginger Jar / Vase / Pot
Maker - Ruskin pottery
Circa 1900
An attractive early example of a Ruskin high-fired lustre orange genre jar showing 6 sets of pierced love hearts.
Typical Arts and Crafts design.

Edward Richard Taylor founded the Ruskin Pottery in 1898 and named the studio after the artist, writer and social thinker John Ruskin who the Taylor's believed in his principles about beauty and quality. The pottery was situated at 173-174 Oldbury Road, Smethwick, Sandwell, West Midlands and managed by Edward's son, William Howson Taylor who employed a skilled and dedicated workforce.

What was original and outstandingly good was the combination of glaze effects and elegance of form achieved by William Howson Taylor and his staff. Taylor was one of a number of European potters who were determined to discover and further develop the secrets of the high-fired flambé glaze, as perfected by the Chinese in the eighteenth century. He succeeded and went on to further develop the range of colours and glaze effects available to him, to such good effect that few have ever equalled his achievements.

Stamped and dated to the base 1900

Height 23cm

Diameter 18cm

Condition - Good. One chip to the one of the hearts (see last picture) Light scrapes all over, particularly around the top rim from where the lid has been taken off and on.

Item No. 2605

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