Posted on July 9, 2023
Doulton Lambeth Unusual Art Deco Twin Handled Wine Cooler C. 1930
Mckenzie Art & Design. Add to favourite sellers. Doulton Lambeth Unusual Art Deco Twin Handled Wine Cooler C. An interesting and unusual Doulton Lambeth Art Deco twin handled wine cooler designed by Maud Bowden and dating from around 1930. This large and very stylish stoneware wine cooler is of cylindrical shape standing on a wide round unglazed foot with recessed base with the sides formed as panels set between vertical raised scroll work panels set between small flower heads with further similar flower heads applied around the top edge. The wine cooler has small ribbed loop handles applied either side. The body of the wine cooler is decorated in matt dark grey tones with gilded vertical banding and bright contrasting orange petals to the flowers with raised brown glazes borders and handles. The upper edge in light grey glazes and white glazes to the inside. The cooler has impressed Royal Doulton marks to the base along with incised MB mark for Maud Bowden and impressed OD assistant marks ands is numbered 4842. Provenance: acquired from the British Art Market. Size: Height 16cm, Diameter 14cm. Packaging Process We are a small team and take great pride in ensuring that all out items are packed well and sent using appropriate strong packing materials with appropriate protection. We also believe in recycling packing materials where-ever possible and where the condition of the packing materials is suitable for this. All items are wrapped in specialist protective tissue paper protecting the surface of all antiques and collectibles and then in layers of bubble wrap secured with FRAGILE marked tape. All items, where appropriate are surrounded using appropriate soft fill chips, biodegradable whereever possible, and help make the contents safe and free from impact risk. All edges of boxes are fully taped and all are finished with FRAGILE warning tape. Multiple Items On occasions clients may wish to order a number of items being delivered to the same address and we will ensure that these are packed into a single or multiple boxes ensuring that the safety of the contents is not jeopardised. If this is not possible we will ensure that the client is advised of when to expect dispatch of their item. We always expedite using the most efficient and effective service. Being able to share one’s passion is the dream! As a young boy Frank McKenzie would spend his time visiting local’Jumble Sales’ and foraging landfill on old railway lines for abandoned treasures. Since then and as an entrepreneur and accountant he has had a diverse and interesting career. With the emergence of the Internet this has since evolved into a thriving business. This has since expanded to incorporate branded handbags and jewellery. In 2021 the watch business was acquired by German online watch platform Chrono24 and Frank continued to run Xupes but with handbags and jewellery. He founded McKenzie Art & Design to handle the sale of his vast collection. Today the business is a LAPADA accredited member and Frank enjoys sharing his life-long passion with dealers and interior designers worldwide and has also developed relationships with private collectors across the globe. Above all the business prides itself in its honesty and integrity and provides a service second to none with the emphasis on delivering items safely and securely. The focus has always been, and remains, in ensuring that our clients are always happy and satisfied with the service they receive.