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  • Object:

    Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (possibly, made)
    England (North East, possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3676-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 2

Physical description

Plaque of lead-glazed earthenware moulded in relief and painted with enamels. Oval with a loop for suspension in the form of a green ribbon. Moulded with a half figure of a man wearing a felt hat and a blue coat taking a pinch of snuff, between two vases of flowers within a double-beaded border.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (possibly, made)
England (North East, possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm, Width: 17.1 cm

Object history note

A set with 3677-1901.

Descriptive line

Oval plaque of lead-glazed earthenware moulded in relief and painted with enamels, made in Staffordshire or the North East, ca. 1790.

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

Lewis, John and Griselda, Pratt ware: English and Scottish relief decorated and underglaze coloured earthenware 1780-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 2006) p.194. ill.
Lewis, John & Griselda. Pratt Ware. Suffolk : Antique Collectors Club, 1984, 198 p.

Labels and date

Plaque
Made in Staffordshire or the North East, 1800-20
Lead-glazed earthenware

3676-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Vases; Man; Flowers; Beaded

Categories

Ceramics; Pratt ware; Earthenware

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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