Plate

ca. 1830 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plate of lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in blue with a town view inscribed 'Obelisk at Catania', surrounded by a floral border.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Plate, lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue, possibly made at the Don Pottery, Swinton, ca. 1830
Physical Description
Plate of lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in blue with a town view inscribed 'Obelisk at Catania', surrounded by a floral border.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 25.1cm
Gallery Label
Plate Perhaps made at The Don Pottery, Swinton, about 1830 Lead glazed earthenware C.82-1945 Given by Mr. H.T.G. Watkins(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by H. T. G. Watkins
Object history
This Don Pottery plate is decorated with the pattern Obelisk At Catania, Italian views series. The name of the scene is printed on the lower left-hand side at the edge of the main pattern.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
"The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed pottery" Volume 1 - AW Coysh and RK Henrywood ACC 1989, p.265
Collection
Accession Number
C.82-1945

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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