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Adding lustre to a Moorcroft classic

17 October 2009Written by ATG Reporter

It was Moorcroft’s take on flambé glazes that produced the highest price at Bonhams’ latest Ceramic Design sale.

No directly comparable version of this 12in (31cm) high double-gourd Carp design, by William Moorcroft, signed, date stamped for 1914 and with maker's mark, has yet surfaced on the market, although the Harriman Judd collection featured a similar green and blue version that fetched $15,000 (£10,200 ) at Sotheby's in 2001.       

Collector and dealer interest took Bonhams' vase to £16,000. 

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