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Worcester Parian ware 'hand and urn' vase

Worcester Parian ware 'hand and urn' vase

Code: 22306


A Worcester parian ware vase in the form of a hand holding a grecian urn, dated 1865.  The vase is dlicately decorated with a gilt band around the rim, and a black Vitruvian wave scrolling geometric pattern around the widest part of the urn.  Where the hand joins the base (which is modelled as a sleeve) there is a gilt and enamelled 'bracelet' band of decoration. The inside of the vase is glazed. Height 14.8cm (5.8")

The vase is well-marked to the base with a registration diamond for 1864, and a green printed Worcester mark for 1865.

Condition.  This vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restroration.  There is a small amount of light wear to the gilt band at the rim.  Please see the images.