Tuesday, 11 May 2010

ELEPHANT'S FOOT VASES



T h e   W h i t e f r i a r s   E l e p h a n t ' s   F o o t   v a s e   i s   P a t t e r n   N o .   9 7 2 8   a n d   i s   a   f a i r l y   substantial  v a s e   a t   7   "   t a l l   a n d   w i t h   a   b a s e   w i d t h   o f   3   " .
                                                                                                                                              Here's one in Kingfisher


And next, A Chinese made one, comes in many other colours and also different sizes, some very tall, others quite small



The following photo is a side by side comparison, followed by a photo of the differences in the bases of these vases
T h e   b a s e s   o f   t h e   W h i t e f r i a r s   d o e s   n o t   h a v e   a   p o n t i l   m a r k ,   b u t   t h e   l o b e s  of
the base meet in the centre of the base rather like flower petals.

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