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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    1869-1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3731-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 33, shelf 1

Physical description

Vase of unglazed red earthenware painted with light blue enamel and gilded. Truncated cone-shaped with a rounded base and two ring handles, coloured blue, and attached to monsters' heads.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

1869-1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WATCOMBE / TORQUAY'
Maker's mark printed on base in black

'2155'
Painted on base

Cross and four dots
Decorator's mark painted on base

Dimensions

Height: 25.8 cm, Width: 13.8 cm

Object history note

Given by the Watcombe Terra Cotta Clay Company. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Vase of unglazed red earthenware painted with enamel and gilded, made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay , 1869-1876.

Labels and date

Vase
Made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay , Devon, England, 1869-76
Earthenware

3731-1901 Given by the Watcombe Terracotta Clay Company [23/05/2008]

Subjects depicted

Monster

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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