Posted on November 15, 2022
DOULTON LAMBETH pipe smoking character Match Holder and Striker SIMEON
This is a rare match holder/striker, designed by Harry Simeon, from Royal Doulton, dating from approximately late 19th to mid 20thcentury. This piece has a characterful fellow, smoking a pipe, seated crossed-legged clutching a barrel which holds the matches. He sits on a seat with striking surface on the back. The base is impressed with model number 8655, the Doulton Lambeth backstamp and the painter’s initials NL. There are two firing cracks on underside, otherwise no chips or repairs. Harry Simeon was a talented child and won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art. After 3 years study there, he joined Doulton at Lambeth. A gifted designer he was responsible for bibelots, Toby jugs, Persian ware and many wall plaques. He worked for Doulton from 1896 to 1936. This item is in the category “Pottery, Ceramics & Glass\Decorative Pottery, Ceramics & Glass\Figurines”. The seller is “val15778″ and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and Caicos Islands, Aruba, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago.
- Brand: Doulton Lambeth
- Type: Dish
- Material: Stoneware
- Production Technique: Pottery