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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1769-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with porphyry glaze and black basalt plinth

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr W. H. Brown

  • Museum number:

    C.177&A-1933

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case I, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of earthenware with porphyry glaze and black basalt plinth.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1769-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with porphyry glaze and black basalt plinth

Marks and inscriptions

WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY: ETRURIA'
Impressed in relief on circular band

Dimensions

Height: 32.4 cm, Diameter: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of earthenware with porphyry glaze and black basalt plinth, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, 1769-1780.

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

Towner, Donald. Creamware. London : Faber & Faber, 1978. 69 p., Pl. 27 & see p. 70.

Labels and date

Vase
Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1769-80
Mark: 'WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY ETRURIA', impressed in relief on a circular band
Earthenware with porphyry glaze and black bassalt plinth

C.177&A-1933 Given by Mr W.H. Brown [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Black basalt

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Masks; Husk

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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