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Flower vase

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (possibly, made)
    Yorkshire (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1800-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware') and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Greg

  • Museum number:

    C.22-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case D1, shelf 1

Physical description

Flower vase of ‘Pearlware’ lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware'). In the form of five bulbous tubes linking internally and radiating from a base which has two straight and two round sides and is flanked by acanthus leaves. Painted with sprays of flowers, the moulding on the base is picked out in green-brown and shell ornament at the mouths is picked out in blue.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (possibly, made)
Yorkshire (possibly, made)

Date

1800-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware') and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 18.1 cm, Diameter: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Flower vase of ‘Pearlware’ lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware'), made in Staffordshire or Yorkshire, 1800-1820.

Labels and date

Flower vase
Made in Staffordshire or Yorkshire, 1800-20
Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamel colours

C.22-1928 Given by Mrs Greg [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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