Staffordshire clock tower spill vase
Victorian, circa 1860. 8.3ins high, 6.9ins wide, 2ins depth. Staffordshire spill vase which features a clock tower with arches underneath, stood on an oval base.
Dull gilt base line and embellishment. Flatback, decorated only to the front.
Book reference not found.
Tight hairline to underside.
Two small chips to shredded clay.
Some rubbing to gilt.
KILN EFFECTS: kiln soot caught in the glaze;
kiln detritus caught in the glaze to one tower.
RESTORATION. Stabilised shrinkage crack to mold join to one side;
retouched paint losses to green wall detail,
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