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Inkpot

  • Place of origin:

    Lane End (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810-1818 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Turner & Co. (maker)
    James Mist (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black basalt with 'engine-turned' decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2546-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 4

Physical description

Inkpot of black basalt, with 'engine-turned' decoration. Cylindrical with five orifices on the top.

Place of Origin

Lane End (made)

Date

ca. 1810-1818 (made)

Artist/maker

William Turner & Co. (maker)
James Mist (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Black basalt with 'engine-turned' decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'MIST LONDON'
Impressed

'5'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Inkpot, black basalt with 'engine-turned' decoration, possibly made by John Turner, Lane End, for the London retailer James Mist, ca. 1810-18

Labels and date

Inkpot
Possibly made by John Turner, Lane End, Staffordshire, for the London retailer James Mist, about 1810-18
Marks: 'MIST LONDON' and '5', impressed
Black Basalt

2546-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Possibly made by John Turner for the London retailer James Mist.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Engine-turned

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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