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  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820-1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Salt, Ralph (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 14, shelf 7

Physical description

Figure of a shepherdess, standing by a tree-trunk on a mound with a lamb at her side standing on its hind legs.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)


ca. 1820-1830 (made)


Salt, Ralph (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Impressed on the back of the base


Height: 13 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a Shepherdess, lead-glazed earthenware painted in enamels, made at the factory of Ralph Salt, Hanley, ca. 1820-1830

Labels and date

Figure of a Shepherdess
Made at the factory of Ralph Salt, Hanley, Staffordshire, about 1820-30
Mark: 'SALT', impressed on the back of the base
Lead-glazed earthenware

2532-1901 [23/05/2008]


Earthenware; Lead glaze; Enamel


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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