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Bottle

Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Birkenhead (made)

  • Date:

    1894-1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, Annie (decorator)
    Della Robbia Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware and slip with incised decoration and painted with enamels

  • Museum number:

    217-1899

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bottle of red earthenware covered with white slip and with incised decoration, Painted in blue and green and glazed. Bell-shaped with a flat base. The body is decorated with four leaves.

Place of Origin

Birkenhead (made)

Date

1894-1899 (made)

Artist/maker

Smith, Annie (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 and 'F'
Maker's mark incised on base

'A.S' [monogram]
Decorator's mark painted on base in green

'217/99 / 12/6'
label on base

Dimensions

Height: 19.2 cm, Width: 14.1 cm

Object history note

Purchased for 13 shillings.

Descriptive line

Bottle of earthenware with incised decoration, decorated by Annie Smith, made by Della Robbia Pottery, Birkenhead, 1894-1899.

Labels and date

Bottle
Decorated by Annie Smith, made by Della Robbia Pottery, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, 1894-99
Mark: 'DR F' and a galleon, incised, 'A.S.' painted
Earthenware with incised decoration

217-1899 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Incised; Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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