Posted on September 2, 2023
Mark V Marshall Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau Gothic Grotesque Mask Vase
Mckenzie Art & Design. Add to favourite sellers. Mark V Marshall Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau Gothic Grotesque Mask Vase. A rare and stunning Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau vase decorated with gothic styled grotesque masks by Mark V Marshall and dated 1907. The large stoneware vase is of rounded bulbous shape and is relief decorated with two brown glazed grotesque masks to either side set against a mottled green ground with a stylized scrolling ribbon and floral design picked out in tones of lilac and brown. The vase Has impressed Royal Doulton marks along with M. Initials for Mark V Marshall along with an incised H mark probably for Jane Hurst. The vase also has an impressed date shield mark with the letter h dating the vase to 1907. Mark V Marshall worked at Doulton Lambeth between 1878 and 1912 and previously worked as a stone carver on Victorian Gothic revival churches. He had also worked assisting the Martin Brothers. His most sought after pieces tend to reflect both of these early influences and this is a very good example of both the gothic style combined with the Martin Brothers early grotesque work. Condition: In good condition. Size: Height: 26cm, Diameter: 15.5cm. 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.