Twin-handled glazed earthenware vase, stamped on the base with the maker's mark 'BF' and the shape number '774', made by Burmantofts in England c.1883-1887.
Twin square handled earthenware-glazed vase of globular form with cylindrical neck flared and fluted at rim. Dull red glaze with a band of Iranian style impressed floral motifs around the widest part of the body of the vase, with narrow bands of double lines enclosing stamped ‘X’ shapes above and below. A small floral/cross shape is stamped over the body of the vase, and there is an underlying sgraffito scribbled pattern. The monogram BF (Burmantofts Faience) and 744, which represents the shape number, are stamped on the base, which also has spur marks (three dots in an equilateral triangle shape on the rim).
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