An unusual and stunning aesthetic movement Doulton Lambeth Silicon Ware vase decorated with incised and pate-sur-pate thistle designs by renowned artist Edith D Lupton and dated 1885. The stoneware vase is of bottle shape standing raised on a narrow rounded unglazed foot rim with slightly recessed base with a round shaped lower body and tall slender graduating neck with raised everted opening. The body of the vase is decorated with hand carved and incised patterning with thistles on tall leafy stems with a decorative raised scroll pattern collar around the base of the neck. The body of the vase is spot decorated in tones of green and brown with glazed natural glazed elements forming the outline and a number of the leaves and set against a dark green ground with lighter tones around top of the neck and the back of the body and with yellow glazes applied to the inner vase. The vase has Doulton Lambeth Silicon Ware marks to the base along with incised EDL marks for Edith D Lupton and assistant marks for Alice M Herapath and Louisa Wakely along with others and is also dated 1885.