Large stoneware vase with snake handles, England, 1900; Incised 11-1900 Martin Bros. London + Southall; 11 1/2" x 6"; Provenance: Sir William van Horne, Montreal; Lillian Nassau, New York, 1969; Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Sir William van Horne (1843-1915), president of the Canadian Pacific Rairoad, was a noted connoisseur of Old Master paintings, Oriental art, and modern decorative arts. Edward Colonna designed the interior of his home, as well as CPR railroad stations. Van Horne’s home and collection remained intact until 1969.
Sale Price: $13,750
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Chip to one handle, otherwise excellent condition.