Rare J M Blashfield Antique Buff Terracotta Urn

GBP 2,975.00

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Object Description

A rare J M Blashfield antique buff terracotta urn dating to circa 1860. This 19th century urn is of a quatrefoil shape and impressive scale. Its smooth buff colour and characteristic weathering compliments its unusual shape. This Victorian style planter would look stunning as the centrepiece in any garden. It features gadrooned detail on its base and socle, with a striking floral like shaped urn above.

J M Blashfield

John Marriott Blashfield manufactured terracotta architectural and garden items between 1840 – 1875, which were sold throughout England and internationally. His works are noted for their fine detailing and pale terracotta colour.

This renowned maker started production at Millwall, London and then in 1858 he moved to Stamford in Lincolnshire.

Additional information
Base dimensions: 41.5 x 41.5cm (16.33 in)

Object Condition

Good structural condition. Lightly weathered. Traces of old paint. The urn and pedestal are associated. Substantial rusty pin holding the socle to the body of urn. There has been a historic repair to the socle. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses, scuffs, and scratches.

Object Details

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    W:51 x H:73 x D:51 centimeters
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Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0) 1981 541 155

Dealer Location


From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.

UK Heritage
Grove Barn
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