Art Nouveau James MacIntyre & Co. vase with tube lined rose garland designs by William Moorcroft (British, 1872-1945) and dating from 1907. William Moorcroft started out as a designer before becoming director of the art pottery department at James MacIntyre & Co at Burslem in Staffordshire. His floral designs were often compared to the work of William Morris and other Arts & Crafts designers and this earthenware vase is an exceptional example of that work. Decorated with large red cabbage style roses set with trailing leafy stems applied around the body with similar patterning around the foot on a cream ground and highlighted with gilding. With printed James MacIntyre marks to the base along with along with a green signature mark for William Moorcroft. The vase is also numbered M2837/5.
In good condition with some fine age marking and scratching.
Origin : England
Maker : William Moorcroft
Manufacture Date : 1907
Materials : Pottery
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