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Bowl
  • Bowl
    Unknown Greatbatch, William, born 1735 - died 1813
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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Greatbatch, William, born 1735 - died 1813 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with applied decoration and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of the Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2274-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case G, shelf 4

Physical description

Slop bowl of lead-glazed earthenware with applied decoration. Moulded in relief with a wickerwork pattern and bunches of fruit.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1770-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Greatbatch, William, born 1735 - died 1813 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with applied decoration and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

A cross
in underglaze purple

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Slop bowl, lead-glazed earthenware with applied decoration, made in Staffordshire, 1770-1780.

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

Barker, David. William Greatbatch, a Staffordshire Potter, Jonathan Horne, London, 1990. See Plate XXVI for a teapot with similar 'fruit basket' pattern, together with an unfired teapot body of the same design, excavated on the Greatbatch pottery site, both in the collection of the City Museum & Art Gallery (now The Potteries Museum), Stoke-on-Trent. This pattern is discussed pp 241-244, where sugar bowl C273-1915 is illustrated.

Labels and date

Bowl
Made in Staffordshire, about 1765-70
Mark: a cross in underglaze purple
Lead-glazed earthenware with applied decoration

2274-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Applied; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Fruit; Wickerwork

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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