English pottery slipware flask. Queen Victoria, c. 1837.

August 28, 2019 2:39 pm Published by

A very rare English pottery slipware flask, c. 1837. Made to commemorate the Coronation of Queen Victoria, after a painting by Sir George Haytor. Modelled with her majesty’s head forming the neck of the flask, and her voluminous gown, the body of the flask; wearing a crown, she holds a sceptre in her right hand. The red bodied flask with incised motif to the dress, covered in a brown glaze, and decorated in a yellow slip.
Height – 22.9 cm, 9”.
Diameter – 12.4 cm, 4 7/8”.
Condition – Some wear to the slip decoration. No restoration.

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