A Royal Worcester shape 1572 twin handled ovoid vase raised to a square pedestal with spire cover, the body decorated by Charlie Baldwyn with four swans in flight against a powder blue ground with gilt relief and painted grasses, the reverse with a single swallow in flight, signed in black C.H.C Baldwyn, smudged puce mark to base with datecode for c1909, height 27cm, restored, ILLUSTRATED
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.