Art Deco Charlotte Rhead Crown Ducal BYZANTINE 2681 Temple Jar c.1933-1934

An Art Deco c.1933-1934 Crown Ducal (trademark of A. G. Richardson) vase designed by Charlotte Rhead and tube-lined decorated on a mottled ground in the BYZANTINE Pattern 2681, consisting of stylised flowers in various colours along with stylised leaves and all within a banded and hatched border. This is one of Charlotte Rhead's earliest and most popular designs for the factory, in production for a long period but this piece is from the first period c.1933-1934.
The base has the Crown Ducal AGR9 (Period 1 backstamp) factory mark dating to c.1933-1934, the shape number 76, the pattern number 2681 and Charlotte Rhead's facsimile signature along with the tube-liners mark, for Dora Jones (TL-J).
Please see the following for further detailed information:
Collecting Rhead Pottery - Charlotte • Frederick • Frederick Hurten. Author: Bernard Bumpus. Published: 1999 Francis Joseph.
CONDITION: EXCELLENT with no cracks, chips, hairlines, visible crazing or signs of restoration, with the tubelining being in a very good order, showing no obvious signs of damage and the piece rings true when tapped. The only flaws are minor age related wear to some of the paint and a couple of firing faults visible to the finial (PICS 10 & 11). Please use the pictures as part
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