Poseidon vase

Ref: SC5
  • Painter / Manufacturer

    Painted by Gordon Forsyth (born 1879)

    Manufactured by the Pilkington Tile & Pottery Company (founded 1891)

  • Detail

    Lustre-decorated porcelain

    Height: 25 cm

    English (Manchester), 1906

  • Marked

    Mark for Gordon Forsyth, Pilkington trade mark, Roman numeral date mark for 1906 and ‘2093’ – all under base (see right). ¬†Inscribed beneath the neck ‘POSEIDON’

  • Provenance

    Richard Dennis, 1980; Sir James Stirling (1926-92), and by descent

  • Exhibited

    National Trust for Scotland, 2000-15, first at Charlotte Square, Edinburgh and then at the House of Dun, Montrose

  • Collection

    Private collection