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Bottle - Elton Ware

Elton Ware

  • Object:

    Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Clevedon (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1907 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elton, Edmund Harry Sir (maker)
    Sunflower Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with raised slip decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Edmund Elton, Bt

  • Museum number:

    167-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 17, shelf 3

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Clevedon (made)

Date

ca. 1907 (made)

Artist/maker

Elton, Edmund Harry Sir (maker)
Sunflower Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with raised slip decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'Elton'
Signature painted (underglaze) on base

Dimensions

Height: 36 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

'Elton Ware' bottle, lead-glazed earthenware with raised slip decoration, made by Edmund Harry Elton, Sunflower Pottery, Clevedon Court, Somerset, ca. 1907

Labels and date

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]

Production Note

Made at the Sunflower Pottery, Clevedon Court.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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