An exceptional, impressive unique Cobridge pottery ruskin glazed vase by Anita Harris and glazed by Justin Emery and dating from around 2000. The large round bulbous stoneware vase stands on a round skirted base with a widening round body and short flared top rim. The body of the vase is decorated in high fired deep red glazes with green almost textured like markings and with a deep blue interior. The vase bears various impressed makers marks to the base and comes with an original Certificate of Authenticity recording this as a Trial Piece by Anita Harris and bearing her signature. The vase further has a red paper label from the Henry Sandon Collection sale at Mallams, Oxford on 23rd May 2012. It also has hand-written detail (probably by Sandon himself) reading ‘JUSTIN EMERY Cobridge stoneware – now deceased – he was able to produce the high temperature wares of Ruskin – a great secret which he said would die with him’.
Provenance: from the collection of a private gentleman and originating from the UK art market. From the Henry Sandon Collection and sold by Mallams, Oxford on 23rd May 2012.
In good condition.
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