Lot 228 , Hans Coper (1920-1981). A waisted vase stoneware vase, height 18.5cm
Hans Coper (1920-1981). A waisted vase stoneware vase, the surface with alternating cream and dark brown patches, impressed mark to base, height 18.5cm
Provenance: The vendor's parents purchased this vase from Berkeley Galleries, London c. 1957. Around this time they visited Dame Lucie Rie, at Albion Mews, who was sharing a studio there with Hans Coper at the time.
There is an extremely shallow chip / abrasion to the top edge and measuring 3mm x 2mm which could easily be coloured in, other minor scuffs to the exterior and interior, otherwise in good condition with no restoration or cracks.
No restoration visible under UV light.
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Sold for £14,000