ITEM T214 - Extremely Rare Troika Pottery GIANT Wheel Vase Decorated by Avril Bennet - With Body Pattern

SOLD Mar 2010

An extremely rare and desirable Troika pottery GIANT wheel vase. This massive Troika pottery vase is approximately 33cm (13") in diameter - it really is a giant compared to the small Troika pottery wheel vases! The Troika pottery produced a range of wheel shape vases ranging from the small wheel vase at 4½" tall, to this giant and very rare 13" tall example. The smaller wheel vases have one opening in the top, this giant Troika wheel vase has three openings and a slightly wider base to enable it to stand more safely.

This particular Troika giant wheel vase has been decorated by Avril Bennet. Avril Bennet worked at the Troika pottery when it was based in Newlyn in Cornwall from c1973 until 1979. An added attraction to this Troika giant wheel vase is that it has a very interesting design - on one side it has the stylised body pattern. The overall vase has been coloured in an oatmeal brown with the detail of the patterns picked out in greeny blues, yellows, oranges and a creamy white.

On the base of this impressive Troika vase is the black painted Troika pottery mark, Troika Cornwall, and the decorator's mark of Avril Bennet. This Troika giant wheel vase can be dated to c1973-1979.

Condition: Superb overall condition. An impressive and extremely rare piece of Troika pottery.

Extremely Rare Troika Pottery GIANT Wheel Vase Decorated by Avril Bennet - With Body Pattern

Extremely Rare Troika Pottery GIANT Wheel Vase Decorated by Avril Bennet - With Body Pattern

Extremely Rare Troika Pottery GIANT Wheel Vase Decorated by Avril Bennet - With Body Pattern

Extremely Rare Troika Pottery GIANT Wheel Vase Decorated by Avril Bennet - With Body Pattern

Extremely Rare Troika Pottery GIANT Wheel Vase Decorated by Avril Bennet - With Body Pattern