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The Beauty of Moorcroft Pottery: A Vintage Hibiscus Flower Vase

Introduction 

At Jewelry Bubble, we are proud to offer some of the most beautiful and unique pieces of antique and vintage pottery in the world. One such piece is the English Moorcroft Pottery Hibiscus Flower Vase. This gorgeous piece of pottery is a true work of art and a testament to the skill and dedication of one of the world’s most renowned potters.

About William Moorcroft

William Moorcroft began his career in 1897 as a designer at James Macintyre & Co. Ltd. in Staffordshire. His designs were an instant success and quickly gained notoriety in the world of ceramics. In 1913, Moorcroft decided to open his own ceramic factory in Staffordshire, and his pottery continued to grow in popularity. Before long, Moorcroft pottery was being sold at prestigious stores such as Liberty of London, Harrods, and Tiffany & Co. In 1928, Moorcroft was appointed "Potter to H.M. the Queen."

Overview of Vintage Hibiscus Flower Vase

This Vintage Moorcroft vase featured at Jewelry Bubble is a stunning example of Moorcroft pottery. This piece, made between 1953 and 1978, has a traditional bulbous form that has been decorated in the "Hibiscus" pattern. The body of the vase has a deep pine green background and features Moorcroft’s distinctive slip-trailing technique. The peach-colored blossoms and associated foliage stand out from the dark green ground. The front side of the vase has two blossoms, and the back side has one. The mark found at the base of the vase has the Moorcroft Royal Warrant paper label stating, "By Appointment Potters To The Late Queen Mary."

This Moorcroft vase is a beautiful reminder of the skill and craftsmanship of one of the world’s most renowned potters. It is an exquisite piece of pottery, perfect for adding a touch of elegance to any home. It is a true work of art and a testament to the skill and dedication of William Moorcroft and his family.

Conclusion 

At Jewelry Bubble, we are proud to offer this exquisite piece of pottery. This Moorcroft vase is in excellent vintage condition, with no chips, no cracks, and no repairs. It measures approximately 9-1/2 inches high by 24 inches in diameter at the widest point of the vase, with a 4 inch mouth opening and a 4-1/4 inch base diameter.

We invite you to explore the beauty of Moorcroft pottery and to add this exquisite piece of pottery to your home.

View: Vintage Hibiscus Flower Vase

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