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Coming from a private collector in Kent, Sworders’ Design Department is excited to present a consignment of Clarice Cliff Lotus and Isis jugs. The collection features iconic and sought-after patterns such as ‘Secrets’, ‘Branch & Squares’, ‘Blue Chintz’, ‘Yellow Japan’ amongst others.
Clarice Cliff's humble beginnings of hand painted floral motifs were severely influenced by her visit to the pivotal 1925 Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and the subsequent aesthetic developments of the late 1920s. In a matter of years, her motifs quickly developed into the diverse and vivid abstract patterns she has since become synonymous with.
Toarmina - scratch to the body and some rubbing. Also with a small firing blemish to the neck (2mm diam). Dryday - with some small black marks tonthe exterior, appears to be surface based. With a small bubble to the rim. Both with god ring and no signs of restoration.
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Auction: Design, Tue, 12th Jul 2022
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