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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1805 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leeds Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with slip, gilded, moulded and engine-turned decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3575-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 6

Physical description

Cup of cream coloured lead-glazed earthenware with slip, moulded, gilded and engine-turned. Round the middle is a continuous gilt stem with berries and leaves on a broad brown band. The lower part is vertically reeded. The handle is composed of two intertwined stems with foliage.

Place of Origin

Leeds (made)

Date

ca. 1805 (made)

Artist/maker

Leeds Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with slip, gilded, moulded and engine-turned decoration

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor A.H. Church, F.R.S. in 1870. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Cup of cream coloured lead-glazed earthenware with slip, moulded, gilded and engine-turned, made at the Leeds Pottery, Leeds, ca. 1805.

Labels and date

Cup
Made at the Leeds Pottery, Leeds, Yorkshire, about 1805
Lead-glazed earthenware, with slip and engine-turned decoration, and gilding

3573-1901 Jermyn Street Collection (Given by Professor A.H. Church F.R.S.) [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Moulded; Engine turned; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Berries; Leaves; Reeded

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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