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Vase: AAL.11-2021

Object information

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Manufacturer: James Macintyre & Co
Designer: Moorcroft, William




Stoneware vase of double gourd shape with tube-lined slip decoration, painted underglaze in deep shades of blue, green, pink and purple, green and cream in 'Revived Cornflower' pattern.

Legal notes

Lent by the Keatley Trust

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (2021-12-01) by Keatley Trust


20th Century#
Production date: circa AD 1912


William Moorcroft (1872-1945), the son of a potteries artist and designer, trained at Burslem School of Art and in London and Paris. From c.1897-1913 he was chief designer for James Macintyre & Co.’s new Art Pottery department, in Burslem. His designs were sold through Tiffany of New York, Liberty of London and other prestigious stores.

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'W Moorcroft'
  • Location: Underside of base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: Macintyre mark - CHECK THIS
  • Location: Underside of base
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.11-2021
Primary reference Number: 308071
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 March 2022 Updated: Monday 14 March 2022 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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