vase

William Salter Mycock, 1872 - 1950



vase

William Salter Mycock 1872 - 1950

Summary

Public: Tall vase made of white earthenware, with an incised pattern and inscription commemorating the coronation of King George VI in 1937, beneath a grey-white eggshell glaze. Private: Tall ovoid vase on flat foot, with shallow shoulder, swollen neck and rolled rim. Decorated with an incised pattern, lines picked out in dark cobalt blue, comprising a choppy sea on which sits a galleon in full sail on one side, commemorative royal cipher GR surmounted by a crown on the other. Pattern filled in between dark blue incised outlines with in-glaze colours giving a turquoise sea, yellow and red crown, and red ship with white sails. Incised blue inscription round upper body, interrupted by crown and ship, reads TO COMMEMORATE / THE CORONATION / OF KING / GEORGE.VI. / MAY.12. / 1937. Border of small yellow Tudor roses around top of shoulder outlined in blue, two incised blue bands below turquoise coloured neck rim. The whole decorated with a grey-white matt eggshell glaze.


Object Name

vase

Creators Name

William Salter Mycock

Date Created

1937

accession number

1937.393

Place of creation

Clifton Junction

Medium

Credit

Purchased

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