A good pair of very large (this is the largest size they did according to their catalogues)
Compton Potters Art Guild “ Snake or Cobra Pot” terracotta planters/jardinières; c1900.
The pottery was started by Mary Seton Watts (wife of famous Victorian
artist GF Watts) at Compton, Surrey. Much of her output was also made
for and retailed at Liberty & Co at the time, who also had their Archibald
Knox Celtic style garden ornaments made at Compton. The Potters Art
Guild "wheel" mark externally to one, plus potter`s incised initials inside
Excellent provenance: ex- Hever Castle.
h: 20" high overall; external diameter: 24”