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Plate - Naturalist series
  • Naturalist series
    William Stephen Coleman, born 1829 - died 1904
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Naturalist series

  • Object:

    Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Stephen Coleman, born 1829 - died 1904 (designer)
    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed and over-painted with enamel colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Barbara Morris

  • Museum number:

    C.345-2009

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case G1, shelf 2

Physical description

Plate of earthenware transfer-printed with a bullfinch, nest and bee, and over-painted with enamel colours.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1869 (made)

Artist/maker

William Stephen Coleman, born 1829 - died 1904 (designer)
Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed and over-painted with enamel colours

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Diameter: 26.5 cm

Object history note

This object was formerly in the collection of Barbara Morris, and was bequeathed by her to the Museum. Morris, who had worked in the V&A's Circulation Department, was a pioneer in the study of Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts. She had a particular interest in ceramics and glass of the period, examples of which she collected avidly.

Descriptive line

Plate 'Naturalist series' of earthenware transfer-printed and over-painted with enamel colours, designed by W.S. Coleman, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, 1869.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Aslin, Elizabeth and Paul Atterbury. Minton 1798-1910. London : Victoria & Albert Museum, 1976. Catalogue of the exhibition organised by Victoria & Albert Museum and Thomas Goode & Company Limited, held Victoria & Albert Museum, August - October 1976. ISBN 0901486965.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Nest; Bullfinch; Bee

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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