• WILLIAM MOORCROFT 

A VERY LARGE AUTUMN LEAVES... Image

Lot 86

WILLIAM MOORCROFT A VERY LARGE AUTUMN LEAVES...

WILLIAM MOORCROFT A VERY LARGE AUTUMN LEAVES AND BERRIES FLAMBE VASE, OF EXHIBITION QUALITY, DATED 1931, the shouldered ovoid and ribbed body tubelined and hand painted with stylised leaves and clusters of berries against a shaded red ground, the base signed and dated 1931, remnants of paper label. 46.5cm (18 inches) Note: Accompanied by a note from Walter Moorcroft, dated 14.VIII.02, in which he erroneously gives the size of the vase as 20 inches. He goes on to say "...It is believed that this was made for the International Trade Fair in 1931. At the time leading British merchandise was freely sold in Buenos Aires".

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