Ref: 1753
  • Painter / Maker

    Painted by Louise Powell (1882-1956)

    Manufactured by Wedgwood (1759-present)

  • Detail

    Earthenware, decorated with gold lustre

    50 x 38 cm (max. widths between handles)

    English (probably Tarlton, and Stoke-on-Trent), circa 1937

  • Marked

    Wedgwood (impressed), with painted monogram for Louise Powell and 3188 (see below)

  • Exhibited

    Powell Exhibition, Brook Street Galleries, London, 1937

    Fine Art Society, ‘125 Years, part 2’, 2001 (see catalogue, p. 70)

  • Note

    For other vases of this form, decorated by Louise, and Alfred, Powell, see Good Workmanship with Happy Thought: the work of Alfred and Louise Powell, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, 1992, pp. 16 and 30.

    The form of this large, two-handled vase probably derives from Renaissance-period maiolica storage jars.