Ranfurly Vase


Ranfurly Vase

This Nautilus Shell is a classic form that was produced in Europe prior to Crown Lynn; first copying the English ceramics, to go on to being the largest ceramic factory in the Southern Hemisphere, with a factory in England!

This Shell form survived decades of production, possibly the Pasifika style suited out South Seas semi- Tropical Islands.

A great piece to have in the home.  Available in ivory and black.

Very convenient for storing keys, and other essentials, by the front door.

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Ranfurly Vase

This is Crown Lynn shape 135 ‘Single shell’ vase. Based on its shape number it would have first been made in the late 1940s. In 1964 all items still in production were given 4-digit numbers so it became Shape 2049. This shape was also produced by Studio Ceramics as well as Stepahead.

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The Golden Age of Crown Lynn Pottery

A decade of crowning ceramics Described as classic kiwiana, Crown Lynn pottery was a popular household feature in the 1960s. From its 1920s origins as brick and pipe manufacturers, the company expanded into the domestic market. Successful Government lobbying to place...

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