Rabbit, Mottled Glazed ceramic figure c1905 by Bernard Moore
Blue, pink and red mottled glaze rabbit form, done china c1905 by studio of Bernard Moore.
This glazed stylish rabbit Art Noveau form has extended long ears and a rounded body. The firing and glazing shows the experiementation of the glazing out of the Bernard Moore studio who was the master chemist in glaze technology of the day.
A fantastic collectors piece bringing the form and glaze together to embody the mastery of the Bernard Moore pottery studio.
Signed on the inside indistinctly due to glazing coverage striking through however the signature is there by outline.
Made in Studio of Bernard Moore, Wolf Street, Stoke circa 1910.
The studio includes glaze and firing experimentation, this piece does have some firing discolouration to the body in line with the studio pathos. It is in perfect condition.
Size: 7.5 x 6cm x 6cm
Provenance: This piece comes from the ownership of a large collector of Bernard Moore Pottery.
A similar image of the rabbit is included in publication:
Bernard Moore Master Potter 1850 - 1935 exhibition catalogue by Aileen Dawson (head of ceramics at British Museum), Richard Dennis curator at V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum), London. p25. This is the minature version of this form also included in the listings.