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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Burslem (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Helena Hill

  • Museum number:

    C.43-1944

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case E1, shelf 3

Physical description

Figure of a sphinx or mermaid in lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels. On a green mound.

Place of Origin

Burslem (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Width: 8.3 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a sphinx or mermaid in lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels, made in Burslem, ca. 1820.

Labels and date

Figure depicting sphinx/mermaid
Made in Burslem, Staffordshire, about 1820
Bequeathed by Miss Helena Hill
Lead-glazed earthenware

C.43-1944 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Sphinxes

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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