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Inkpot
  • Inkpot
    Taylor, William Howson, born 1876 - died 1935
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Inkpot

  • Place of origin:

    Smethwick (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Taylor, William Howson, born 1876 - died 1935 (designer)
    Ruskin Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcellaneous stoneware with leadless glaze

  • Museum number:

    242&A-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 17, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Shallow cylindrical body with well for ink partially closed by a fixed semi-circular cover, a corresponding opening in detached cover, which has a round knob. Purple wreath round cover and upper part of body.

Place of Origin

Smethwick (made)

Date

ca. 1901 (made)

Artist/maker

Taylor, William Howson, born 1876 - died 1935 (designer)
Ruskin Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcellaneous stoneware with leadless glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'WOOD & CALDWELL'
impressed

Object history note

Purchased for 6 shillings.

Descriptive line

Inkpot, white porcellaneous stoneware with mottled blue and green glaze, designed by William Howson Taylor and made by Ruskin Pottery, West Smethwick, ca. 1901

Labels and date

Inkpot
Designed by William Howson Taylor, made by Ruskin Pottery, West Smethwick, near Birmingham, England, about 1901
Mark: 'WHT Patent 260', impressed and 62M in purple
White porcellaneous stoneware with a mottled blue and green leadless glaze

242&A-1902 [23/05/2008]

Production Note

West Smethwick, near Birmingham

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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