A very scarce American Aesthetic Movement vase of bottle form with small pierced handles and an embossed gilt band around the middle and neck. It was made from local clays from the Baltimore area. These hand built, limited production examples from this company are very rare to find.
For a similar signed vase see: Rago Auction, September 16, 2006, Lot 318
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Attributed to D.F. Haynes and Company / Chesapeake Pottery (Baltimore, Maryland, 1880-) | Founder(s): David Frances Haynes. Haynes hired two very experienced British potters to oversee his factory: Frederick Hackney and Lewis Taft. Taft had previously worked at William Brownfield & Son and Hackney at Wedgwood and at Fielding.
Late 19th century
Width 6.5 Depth 6.5 Height 11.5 inches