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Thomas Forester Antique Urns

Thomas Forester Antique Urns

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Pottery: Pre 1930: Item # 1364459

Please refer to our stock # 276 when inquiring.
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Toronto, Ontario

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Pair of antique hand painted eight lobed pottery urns with handles made by Thomas Forester and Sons. Each alternating lobe has a design of hand painted flowers against a cream background surrounded by a dark blue lobe hand-painted with gilt flowers and other design motifs. The collar of the urns, handles as well as the urn head also painted in the same rich dark blue with gilt. The inside of the urn is painted in gilt. The base glazed white with the trademark incised in brown.

Size: Each urn is approximately 7-1/5" high by 4-1/2" diameter.

Condition: Both urns without any breaks or cracks. Some minor wear to the gilt and the enamels which would be normal

Age: These urns were produced by Thomas Forester and Sons located in Longton, Staffordshire, U.K. between 1891 and 1912. Above each eagle trademark is the word "Recherche" signifying the "finest"