A fantastic David Stewart studio pottery lion head vase, featuring his distinctive smiling lion face, applied ears and eyes, and hand decorated face. Rough stoneware construction with mottled bumpy white and brown glaze treatment, face is glazed a darker brown. Vase opening at top is small. Would look great alongside other David Stewart pieces - this is not one of the mass produced pieces but a hand crafted studio vase, which are getting more difficult to find. Marked on bottom with impressed stamp.
In good vintage condition with no cracks - there is a chip off the top edge of rim that unfortunately is viewable when viewed straight-on. A few other fleabites at the rim and also some roughness. A small flake to the bottom edge that doesn't really show when viewed normally. We thought that the chip on rim might be repaired or disguised, but price has been reduced to reflect the wear.
Measures about 5 1/2" tall, 4 1/2" widest, 1 1/2" wide at top.