Baldwyn Swans Vase

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Tall slim vase and cover with matt blue ground painted with swans in flight on the front and four small birds on reverse. Two handles, ribbed neck and cover decorated in green and gold.  Raised gold grasses. This elegant vase was painted with Swans in flight by Charles Balwyn. The design was so popular that it was registered with Stationers Hall in 1893 to try to prevent other companies copying the style.

  • Artist

    Charles Henry, Clifford Baldwyn

  • Date made


  • Material

    Glazed Parian

  • Factory mark

    Standard mark and England

  • Mark type

    Printed in puce

  • Provenance/assession

    Donated by Miss May Hinde of East Sussex 1983

  • Height

    21 inches

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