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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Birkenhead (made)

  • Date:

    1893-1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pearce, Harry (decorator)
    Della Robbia Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware and slip with incised decoration and painted with enamels

  • Museum number:

    215-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case J1, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of red earthenware covered with white slip and with incised decoration. Painted in green and yellow enamels and glazed. Amphora-shaped with handles, each terminating in three volutes. Round the body are two rows of four devices in leaf-shaped compartments surrounded by borders of discs. The remaining surface is decorated with discs and lozenges.

Place of Origin

Birkenhead (made)

Date

1893-1899 (made)

Artist/maker

Pearce, Harry (decorator)
Della Robbia Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware and slip with incised decoration and painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

A galleon and the letters 'DR' [monogram] on either side
Maker's mark on base

HP [monogram]
Decorator's mark on base, incised

Dimensions

Height: 25.3 cm, Width: 16.1 cm

Object history note

Purchased for 10s 6d.

Descriptive line

Vase of red earthenware covered with white slip and with incised decoration, decorated by Harry Pearce, made by Della Robbia Pottery, Birkenhead, 1893-1899.

Labels and date

Vase
Decorated by Harry Pearce, made by Della Robbia Pottery, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, 1893-99
Mark: 'DR HP' and a galleon, incised
Earthenware with incised decoration

215-1899 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Incised; Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Volutes; Lozenge; Discs

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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