A large Derby Porcelain Vase decorated by John Brewer c.1810

A large Derby Porcelain Vase decorated by John Brewer c.1810

Code: 11049

Dimensions:

W: 25cm (9.8")H: 35cm (13.8")

£2,850.00 Approx $3527.23, €3310.1

A large Derby porcelain two part vase c.1810. Very finely painted by John Brewer, with gilt framed panel, depicting a traveller riding a donkey before a river, in a woodland landscape. A ruined monastery, and a bridge in the background.
The reverse of the vase decorated with a garland of vibrantly painted roses, tied beneath a blue bow knotted ribbon. Gilded insects are scattered around the salmon pink ground, and a continuous Greek key fret motif adorns the rim of the trumpet shaped vase.
Set upon a separate twin handled lower section, of bulbous form, similarly decorated to the upper section. Crowned crossed batons and D mark in iron-red.

Vases of similar form are illustrated by John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain (1980 edition), p. 232, color pl. 52, and by Stanley W. Fisher, The Decoration of English Porcelain, p. 186, pl. 110.

Condition: Professional restoration to a small area of the base on the vase where it sits on the stand and also to the rim.