Waratah Flambé

Image credit: © W Moorcroft Ltd

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A flared neck vase featuring William Moorcroft's Waratah design with light flambé overglaze, restored. Moorcroft was a pioneer of his time, taking his decorative art pottery around the world, including Australia, and utilising their native Waratah in this design.




Waratah Flambé




metallic oxide decorative ware with a light flambe firing


H 19 x W 11 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

William Moorcroft blue signature

Inscription description

impressed marks (W Moorcroft and 'Potter to Her Majesty The Queen') , painted monogram and paper label


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Normally on display at


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

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