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Cup and saucer - Dr. Darwin's pattern

Dr. Darwin's pattern

  • Object:

    Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasper dip ware with applied reliefs

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2417&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of blue jasper dip ware, with white relief decoration; the pattern is known as 'Dr. Darwin's pattern.' The cup is decorated with a row of vertical fern-fronds, small and large alternately, and whorls of mare's-tail; round the rim of the saucer is a stem of the same plant.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper dip ware with applied reliefs

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD' and two commas

Object history note

Given by Rev. G. J. Chester to the Museum of Practical Geology.

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, blue jaspwer dip ware with white applied reliefs, the pattern is known as 'Dr. Darwin's pattern,' made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, ca. 1820

Labels and date

Cup and saucer
Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1820
Marks: 'WEDGWOOD' and two commas
Jasperware

2417-1901 Given by the Rev. G. J. Chester to the Museum of Practical Geology [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Ferns; Horses

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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