This elegant and glamourous work of Art Deco, Hollywood Regency design is by the British Pottery Crown Devon. Like that of Art Deco, there is a focus on shape and absence of superfluity, however, Hollywood Regency (sometimes known as Regency Moderne) accentuates the use of bold colour and often contrasts with metallic accents to signify opulence. The curves and lines of this piece are streamlined and softly but beautifully exaggerated to represent a stylised feather fan resting on a golden base, finishing with a curled tip accent on both sides. The exterior décor is a rich iridescent and pearlised glossy glaze, amplifying the tones of luxury and grandeur.
This refined piece is stylistically glamourous, timeless and the combination of the design with the colour palette makes it a particularly rare find.
Excellent. There are no chips or repairs. There is insignificant wear to the gold gilt glaze and general crazing all over that is commensurate with the age of the piece. There are mild, age-commensurate movement marks to the underside of the base. Please refer to photos as they form part of the condition report. The underside of the base bears Crown Devon's stamp.
Height: c. 7.9" / 20 cm (from base to rim) x c. 5.7" / 14.5 cm rim (across widest point). Width: c. 6.3" / 16 cm (across widest point). Base diameter: c. 4.3" / 11 cm. Unpackaged weight: c. 0.6 kg / 560 g
Vase will be securely packaged and shipping will be insured. Shipping will be combined for multiple items.
A BIT OF HISTORY
Crown Devon Fieldings (1870 - 1982)
The pottery was founded in 1870 by Simon Fieldings in Stoke on Trent but it would be 10 years later before they began to produce Majolica style pottery that was popular during the 1880s. Their product range began to expand in the 1890s, working with British United Clock company and they would continue to expand their product range as popularity flourished after successful world trade fairs in the 1900s. They sustained their success for over a century before sadly closing in 1982 at the time of the recession.