Welcome to Antiques & Moore! THIS LISTING IS FOR A GORGEOUS ANTIQUE WILLIAM MOORCROFT ART POTTERY 5.25 DIAMETER COBALT BLUE LIDDED BOX DECORATED WITH SIX POMEGRANATES WITH BERRIES ENCIRCLING THE BASE AND FOUR POMEGRANATES ON THE LID. THIS LOVELY BOX HAS A RICH COBALT BLUE BACKGROUND CONTRASTING WITH THE HAND PAINTED VIBRANT POMEGRANATES WITH BERRIES IN SHADES OF BLUE AND CHERRY WITH GREEN AND TAN FOLIAGE SURROUNDING EACH POMEGRANATE. THE LID HAS A LARGE ROUND BALL FINIAL HANDLE ON TOP.
BOTTOM MARKED "MOORCROFT" WITH WALTER MOORCROFT INITIAL MARK (BLURRED) AND "MADE IN ENGLAND". INSIDE LID IS IMPRESSED "MOORCROFT" STAMP. THE CONDITION OF THE PIECE IS EXCELLENT WITH NO CRAZING, CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THERE IS ONE TINY NO-HARM FACTORY GLAZE SKIP ON THE UPPER RIM (SEE PHOTOS).
ANY WHITE SPECKS IN PHOTOS ARE FROM CAMERA GLARE AND ARE NOT DAMAGE TO THE GLAZE. MEASURES 4 1/2" HIGH (WITH LID IN PLACE), 2 7/8" HIGH (TO RIM OF BOX WITHOUT LID), A TOP DIAMETER OF 5 1/8" AND BASE DIAMETER OF 5 1/8".
WEIGHS JUST UNDER 2 POUNDS. THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THIS HARD-TO-FIND PATTERN. THIS BOX WILL CERTAINLY BECOME A FAVORITE IN ANY MOORCROFT ART POTTERY COLLECTION! Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business!The item "UNUSUAL WILLIAM MOORCROFT ART POTTERY POMEGRANATE 5.25 LIDDED BOX, c. 1928-49" is in sale since Thursday, October 6, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Moorcroft". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.