1930s Crown Devon Fielding Clogs Wall Pocket Vase
This is an unusual, kitsch, 1930s Crown Devon Fielding Clogs Wall Pocket Vase, in creamy beige.
The wall plaque was made by the Staffordshire pottery ‘S. Fielding & Co (Ltd),’ Railway Pottery, Devon Pottery (from 1912). You will probably know them better by the brand name ‘Crown Devon.’
The main clog forms the pocket vase and could be used to display dried flowers or a small fresh flower posy. It is tied to a ‘half’ clog via a ceramic orange ribbon. The clogs are painted with orange highlights with accents of green, black, and yellow. It is a very pretty wall sconce, and the colours are vibrant.
The wall pocket is in very good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. There is some crazing.
- Impressed with Model/ Pattern Number ‘209’
- 1930s Printed Mark as follows:
Made in England
Some History For You!
Crown Devon was founded in the 1878 by Simon Fielding when he bought the Railways Pottery in Sutherland Street, Stoke-on-Trent, UK. The Railway works was renamed as ‘The Devon Pottery’ in 1912. Although the Crown Devon back stamp did appear on some late 19th Century patterns.
They are most famous for their Majolica (brightly coloured lead-glazed earthenware), which was very popular in the U.S.A in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
Unfortunately, the company closed in 1982 but their pottery is still in demand and some of their pieces are now commanding quite high prices.