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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Newcastle upon Tyne (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Fell & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze black

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H. T. G. Watkins

  • Museum number:

    C.96-1945

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 7

Physical description

Saucer of lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze black with a children tea-party inscribed 'LADIES ALL I PRAY MAKE FREE / AND TELL ME HOW YOU LIKE YOUR TEA'.

Place of Origin

Newcastle upon Tyne (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Fell & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze black

Marks and inscriptions

'LADIES ALL I PRAY MAKE FREE / AND TELL ME HOW YOU LIKE YOUR TEA'
Inscription

'F & Co' in a scrolled label
Maker's mark printed in black

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer inscribed 'Ladies all I pray make free...', lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze black, Thomas Fell & Co, St Peter's Pottery, Newcastle, 1850

Labels and date

Saucer
Thomas Fell & Co, St Peter's Pottery, Newcastle, about 1850
Inscribed: "LADIES ALL I PRAY MAKE FREE / AND TELL ME HOW YOU LIKE YOUR TEA"
Mark: "F & Co" in a scrolled label, printed in black
Lead-glazed earthenware

C.96-1945 Given by H T G Watkins [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Made at St Peter's Pottery, Newcastle.

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Children

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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