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Fiesta

  • Object:

    Tray

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1952 (designed)
    ca. 1954 (designed)
    ca. 1955 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tait, Jessie, born 1928 (designer)
    Midwinter, Roy (designer)
    W. R. Midwinter Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with hand-painted underglaze decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Richard Dennis

  • Museum number:

    C.27 to B-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Earthenware cup, saucer and tray, glazed with hand-painted underglaze decoration of stripes separated by groups of dashes and lines in criss-cross groups. Yellow, green and brown on a white ground.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1952 (designed)
ca. 1954 (designed)
ca. 1955 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Tait, Jessie, born 1928 (designer)
Midwinter, Roy (designer)
W. R. Midwinter Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with hand-painted underglaze decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'Stylecraft, Midwinter'
Printed and very faint

Descriptive line

Cup, saucer and tray, earthenware with hand-painted underglaze decoration, 'Fiesta' pattern by Jessie Tait ca. 1954, 'Stylecraft' shape by Roy Mindwinter, manufactured by Midwinter Pottery, England, ca. 1955.

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

Niblett, Kathy Dynamic Design: The British pottery industry 1940-1990, Stoke-on-Trent: Stoke-on-Trent City Museum & Art Gallery, 1990. ISBN: 0905080882.

Labels and date

Cup, saucer and tray 'Fiesta' 'Stylecraft'
Pattern designed by Jessie Tait, shape designed by Roy Mindwinter, about 1954, shape designed about 1952
Earthenware with hand-painted underglaze decoration

C.27 to B-1987 Given by Mr Richard Dennis [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Shape designed ca. 1952, pattern designed ca. 1954.

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Hand-painted; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Geometric patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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