UNUSUAL DENBY POTTERY BLUE WHITBREAD BREWERIANA ART DECO PINT TANKARD D GILBERT

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Nov 25, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

EARLY , UNUSUAL ,SCARCE AND HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER , HIGHLY GLAZED ART DECO WHITBREAD BREWERY ADVERTISING TANKARD BEARING THE WHITBREAD HORSE HEAD DESIGN AND THE LETTER W IN SUPERB RAISED WHITE SLIPWARE DECORATION.THIS AMAZINGLY RARE TANKARD WAS DESIGNED BY THE WORLD FAMOUS DESIGNER DONALD GILBERT FOR THE EQUALLY FAMOUS DENBY POTTERY IN THE 1930'S. IT SCREAMS OF THE ART DECO PERIOD THAT IT SO BRILLIANTLY REPRESENTS AND FURTHERMORE THIS MAGNIFICENT PIECE IS RARELY FOUND ESPECIALLY SO WHEN ALSO FOUND IN EXCELLENT UNDAMAGED CONDITION. AS A RESULT IT IS A GREATLY PRIZED PIECE AMONGST SERIOUS COLLECTORS OF BOTH DENBY POTTERY AND WHITBREAD BREWERY ITEMS.

THIS STUNNING AND UNUSUAL DONALD GILBERT DESIGNED DENBY POTTERY LARGE 1 PINT HANDLED TANKARD IS IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND VIBRANT ART DECO DESIGN BEING VERY GEOMETRIC IN SHAPE . IT HAS A WONDERFUL , VIVID AND FABULOUSLY DECORATIVE WHITE RAISED SLIPWARE APPLIED DECORATION OF THE WHITBREAD HORSE HEAD EMBLEM WITH THW LETTER "W" BENEATH. THE BRILLIANT WHITE RAISED SLIPWARE DECORATION IS SET AGAINST A RICH BLUE HIGHLY GLAZED GLOSS GROUND PROVIDING AN AMAZING CONTRAST WHICH DISPLAYS THE ADVERTISING DECORATION TO ITS MAXIMUM POTENTIAL FINISHING THE PIECE PERFECTLY. THE A MAZING ATTENTION TO DETAIL IS BRILLIANT PARTICULARLY THE STYLISED HORSE HEAD WHITBREAD EMBLEM DESIGN . THE COLOURWAY
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