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An Eventide twin-handled vase. Launched in 1923, Eventide was a culmination of William Moorcroft's glaze landscape experiments in the period, this time using rich reds, oranges, and greens. The landscapes are highly evocative, and some believe that Eventide involved a growing sense of optimism after the post-war years with its warm hues over the rolling landscapes and clouded trees.








earthenware; metallic oxides on clay with biscuit & glost firings


H 20.7 x W 22 cm

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Acquisition method

part of the Moorcroft Museum at the Moorcroft Heritage Visitor Centre following an acquisition of W. Moorcroft Ltd, 1986

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Signature/marks description

impressed W Moorcroft blue signature

Inscription description

Moorcroft Made In England


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W. Moorcroft Limited, Sandbach Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST6 2DQ England

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