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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Longport (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1834-1848 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Phillips, George (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4016-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 4

Physical description

Plate of lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue. In the middle is a landscape with a shepherd boy piping and two children. The rim has a wavy edge and a border of flowers.

Place of Origin

Longport (made)

Date

ca. 1834-1848 (made)

Artist/maker

Phillips, George (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'G. Phillips LONGPORT'
Surrounded by scrolls, printed in blue

'PHILLIPS LONGPORT' with a Staffordshire knot
Impressed

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.4 cm

Object history note

This George Phillips plate is decorated with a Pastoral Scene Pattern

Descriptive line

Plate of lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made at the factory of George Phillips, Longport, ca. 1834-1848.

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

"Staffordshire Blue" - W.L. Little, Batsford. 1969, No. 46a (Illustration)

Labels and date

Plate
Made at the factory of George Phillips, Longport, Staffordshire, about 1834-48
Mark: "G. Phillips LONGPORT", printed in blue, and "PHILLIPS LONGPORT" with a Staffordshire knot, impressed
Lead-glazed earthenware

4016-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Children; Shepherd; Landscape

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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