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Whimsical Doulton Lambeth Salt-glaze Figural "Virago" Inkwell

Auction:
2481
Lot:
252A
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Whimsical Doulton Lambeth Salt-glaze Figural "Virago" Inkwell, c. 1905-1908, designed by Leslie Harradine, depicting a stern woman with arms crossed and stamped with "Votes For Women", ht. 3 1/2 in.
See Eyles, Desmond, The Doulton Lambeth Wares, London, 1975, plate XLVI, illustrated in color.
Estimate $300-400

Very good condition throughout with no cracks, chips or restorations. The metal hinge is a replacement.

Keywords

Leslie Harradine, London, metal hinge, Inkwell, Lambeth

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