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Figure - Earth

Earth

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Burslem (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820-1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Walton, John (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2529-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure depicting a gardener, emblematic of "Earth." He is standing against a tree with a spade in his right hand and a vase of flowers in his left. At his feet is a melon.

Place of Origin

Burslem (made)

Date

ca. 1820-1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Walton, John (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'WALTON'
Impressed on a scroll, on the back of the base

Dimensions

Height: 16.8 cm

Descriptive line

'Earth', figure of a gardener, lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels, made at the factory of John Walton, Burslem, ca. 1820-1830

Labels and date

Figure depicting a gardener, emblematic of "EARTH"
Made at the factory of John Walton, Burslem, Staffordshire, about 1820-30
Mark: 'WALTON', impressed on a scroll on the back of the base
Lead-glazed earthenware

2529-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Gardeners

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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