Featured Alcock Neo Rococo Potpourri C1840

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by John Brassey, Apr 7, 2021.

  1. John Brassey

    John Brassey Well-Known Member

    I’m not looking for help on this piece which arrived today but I thought that lovers of English flower painting would appreciate the quality of the decoration. It would have had a pierced lid but I think it looks better without as the lids were quite ugly (see final pic). Although Alcock is not one of the biggest names they clearly had some quality artists working for them.


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  2. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    What an exuberance of decoration.

    Debora
     
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  3. John Brassey

    John Brassey Well-Known Member

    What a great word. Love it.
     
  4. Pattywithay

    Pattywithay Active Member

  5. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    that's very special........!!!!
     
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  6. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

    Sometimes when you look at the decoration on porcelain you can't help but think the painter was having a good time.
     
  7. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes Well-Known Member

    A whole English garden in one piece!
     
  8. Doot Boi

    Doot Boi Active Member

  9. journeymagazine

    journeymagazine Well-Known Member

    Really pretty!
     
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  10. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    Stunning!
     
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  11. TraceyB

    TraceyB Well-Known Member

    What a beautiful piece. Absolutely gorgeous. I can't stop looking at it :happy:
     
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  12. say_it_slowly

    say_it_slowly STAY SAFE! The worst prison is a closed heart

    Amazing depth to that painting!
     
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  13. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Botanically correct flowers, too.

    Whilst everyone thinks of these as English country garden, they nigh on all originated overseas.
     
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  14. Ce BCA

    Ce BCA Well-Known Member

    That's a particularly good piece, looks good enough to be in the upper ranks of Coalport or Mintons of the period yet alone Alcock. Great find.
     
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  15. Lark

    Lark Active Member

    hard enough to paint on canvas or paper, can not imagine this quality on ceramic. Love the flowers/
     
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  16. Lark

    Lark Active Member

    The large pink bloom I think is a Hoya.
     
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