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Pyrophorus vase

Pyrophorus vase

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with sprigged decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2602&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Pyrophorus vase of stoneware, decorated with white sprigged decoration. In the form of an ancient Roman lamp attached to a rounded oblong stand. Round the stand is a white laurel wreath.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1810-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with sprigged decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'SPODE'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Length: 17.8 cm, Width: 13 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr. Battam, Art Director of Messrs. Copeland's works. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Pyrophorus vase, stoneware with white reliefs, made at the factory of Spode, Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1810-1820

Labels and date

Inkstand
Made at the factory of Spode, Stoke-on-Trent, about 1810-20
Mark: 'SPODE', impressed
Stoneware

2602&A-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Sprigged

Subjects depicted

Laurel wreaths

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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