It features a delightful animated Japanese figural scene of a three wise elders in fine line work, it is decorated with embellishments of floral, ribbon and geometric shapes. He was 69; she was 36. It is still in business, and producing unique high quality art pottery that would likely make William Moorcroft proud of what he started. Money came from Liberty, the famous London store and Liberty continued to control Moorcroft until 1962. The Moorcroft Designs Gallery includes mainly vases in the most popular designs produced by William Moorcroft and Walter Moorcroft.
Click on any of the top titles to sort. Moorcroft Designs Gallery Our Moorcroft Designs Gallery giving you a brief look at some examples of Moorcroft pottery patterns and products. Tea Pot Measures: 3 inches tall x 5 inches wide. Descriptions, images and price ranges are included for reference purposes. Trial pieces also are marked, as are pieces by specific artists.
It features white poppies and was tubelined by Kerry Ross and painted by Amanda Baggley. Different types of Moorcroft pottery includes vases, bowls, mugs and more. Very Good condition with minor crackling. The main body is in a dark green colour with washes of yellow and white decorating the lilies. Beautifully designed and hand-painted in colours of green, red, orange, red, and brown with accents of gold throughout. Part of our Sunday Caravan auction, with 50 lots of estate quality at no reserve!.
It features two alluring Japanese figural scenes of samurais and villagers in various activities surrounded by a hills and a rising sun scene, decorated with embellishments of floral, ribbon and line. You can sort by any title. Marked: Moorcroft, Made in England. It is beautifully designed and hand-painted in colours of green, red, orange, red, and brown with accents of gold throughout. But slowly the market diminished and although Walter Moorcroft continued to design into the 1990s his last, Rock of Ages, was launched in 1999 , the Moorcroft family sold most of their shares in 1984. The seasoned eye can date a piece by design, glaze and technique of manufacture but the wide variety of impressed and printed marks and if they survive factory paper labels, used across more than a century of production do make the task much easier.
It is a unique, yet sophisticated design and shape with base colour of pastel yellow. He also produced tableware, maybe best known for the powder blue used by Liberty's in their tea room. . Executed in the Eventide or Moonlit Blue pallet is much more desirable as is Flambé. The mark on pottery made between 1904 and 1913 is similar, but with William Moorcroft's initials rather than a full signature.
Shapes are often classic or Oriental inspired such as the Meiping vase shape. Initially only used on two vases, plus a bowl and a coaster design. It features two alluring Japanese figural scenes of samurais and villagers in various activities surrounded by a hills and a rising sun scene, decorated with embellishments of floral, ribbon and line. Because the company has remained a family-operated business, the identifying marks have remained fairly consistent, according to Antique Marks. Dating circa 1925 Moorcroft Macintyre Poppy Design Vase Vase of slender baluster form, finely tube lined and decorated in red, blue and green in the Macintyre Poppy design within forget-me-not borders on a cream ground. The arrival of pressed flowers from Jamaica inspired Walter.
It channeled the opulence of nature for which the late Art Nouveau era was renowned. These pieces occasionally have a pattern registration number. Vases can range in design style; the early Moorcroft pieces feature art nouveau decoration while later pieces can be more abstract and modern in their design traits. Moorcroft offers vases throughout their history, so it's easy to find the perfect era for you whether you prefer art deco designs or 1980s modernity. As some patterns enjoyed long cross-period production runs, dating Moorcroft can be difficult. Using to decipher the age of a piece will also help in determining the desirability in the secondary marketplace. Measures: 3 inches height x 5.
Signed in blue with W. Full signature on bottom in green of William Moorcroft. There are several limited editions in this design. No chips, cracks or repairs. Moorcroft Siberian Iris Design Vase The Siberian Iris design was produced by Sian Leeper.