An exceptional and rare French Vallauris twin handled majolica vase hand painted with classical style figures by Delphin Massier and dating from around 1890. This tall and elegant slender vase is lightly potted with a rounded bulbous body tapering slightly as it rises with amphora style handles either side of a funnel shaped neck. the body of the vase is elaborately painted with classical style figures with central maidens to either side set with garlands with flowers and with attendants and various winged figures. The vase is painted in colored enamels on a cream colored ground with light turquoise glazes to the inner vase and with painted decoration to the handles. The vase is signed Delphin Massier Vallauris AM to the base.
In fine condition with a small chip to the top rim.
Origin : France
Maker : Delphin Massier
Manufacture Date : Circa 1890
Materials : Pottery
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