Francis Derwent Wood, R.A. (1871-1926)


Earthenware with pink, amber, blue, and ruby lustre

26 inches.

Two scroll handles, sides decorated withe relief-modelled putti playing cymbals and pipes above mask motifs. Each side bears two roundels modelled in relief containing an inscription, PAX, TEMPUS, BELLUM & JUSTITIA. The inside of the neck painted, FRANCIS DERWENT WOOD FECIT. ANNO DOMINI. MDCCCLXXXXIII. (1893) MAW & CO. BENTHAL WORKS. JACKFIELD. ENGLAND. [Tilbrook, Truth, Beauty, and Design, p. 52.]