WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917)
LARGE RUBY LUSTRE VASE, CIRCA 1900
decorated with spiral bands of lions and lionesses in an exotic landscape, decorated under the base with a web design with spider and flies
47cm high Estimate £4,000-6,000 + fees Literature: Greenwood, Martin 'The Designs of William de Morgan', Richard Dennis 2007, p. 227, pl. 179 where a ruby lustre vase of the same shape is illustrated.
Sold for £10,500
(buyer's premium included)