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Tea tray

Tea tray

  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leeds Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, pierced and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3530-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 10, shelf 3

Physical description

Oblong dish of cream-coloured lead-glazed earthenware with pierced and moulded decoration. With incurved corners, and the rim is pierced with panels of diaper ornament and the edge is moulded with small foliated scrolls.

Place of Origin

Leeds (made)

Date

1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Leeds Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, pierced and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'LEEDS POTTERY *'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 33 cm, Width: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Oblong dish of cream-coloured lead-glazed earthenware with pierced and moulded decoration, possibly Leeds Pottery, Leeds, ca. 1780-1800.

Labels and date

Tea or coffee tray
Made in Leeds, Yorkshire, 1780-1800
Mark: 'LEEDS POTTERY', impressed
Lead-glazed earthenware

3530-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Pierced; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Foliate; Diaper

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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