A very stylish Barnstaple, Devon three handled sgraffito art pottery vase decorated with birds by Alexander Lauder (British, 1836-1921) dating from around 1890. The lightly potted earthenware vase is of tall baluster shape standing on narrow flat round foot with a narrow raised top rim with three raised angled handles applied around the rim. The body of the vase is very finely hand decorated with a continuous scene divided into three panels two with birds perched on branches amidst trees and the third with a bird in flight descending on some large floral blooms. The vase is decorated in sgraffito in tones of brown, blue and green on a scratch pattern light blue ground with dark green glazes applied to the upper and lower sections of the vase. The vase is impressed LAUDER BARUM to the base.
In good condition with light age wear.
Origin : England
Maker : Alexander Lauder Barum
Manufacture Date : Circa 1890
Materials : Pottery
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