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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery

Elton Ware

Bottle
ca. 1907 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bottle vase, earthenware, with raised slip decoration of flowers and blue and brown glazes.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware with raised slip decoration
Brief Description
'Elton Ware' bottle, lead-glazed earthenware with raised slip decoration, made by Edmund Harry Elton, Sunflower Pottery, Clevedon Court, Somerset, ca. 1907
Physical Description
Bottle vase, earthenware, with raised slip decoration of flowers and blue and brown glazes.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36cm
  • Width: 13.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'Elton' (Signature painted (underglaze) on base)
Gallery Label
Bottle 'Elton Ware' Made by Edmund Harry Elton, Sunflower Pottery, Clevedon Court, Somerset, England, ca.1907 Mark: 'Elton', painted Lead-glazed earthenware with raised slip decoration 167-1908 Given by Sir Edmund Elton, Bart(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Sir Edmund Elton, Bt
Object history
See copy of a letter in Ceramics Department Registered Descriptions, dated 10 December 1907, to Mr Skinner from William Burton of Pilkingtons giving advice to collect art pottery.
Production
Made at the Sunflower Pottery, Clevedon Court.
Collection
Accession Number
167-1908

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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