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.

Date Made 1898
Artist Charles Henry, Clifford Baldwyn
Material Glazed Parian
Factory Mark Standard mark and England (Printed in puce)
Provenance/Accession Donated by Miss May Hinde of East Sussex 1983
Museum Number 4621
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