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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1871-1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904 (designer)
    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glaze stoneware with inlaid and painted decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.58-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K1, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of lead-glaze red stoneware and with inlaid and painted decoration. Globular shape with a small neck amd foot rim. Decorated around the body with a band of geometric ornament in black and with lines at the rim.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

ca. 1871-1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904 (designer)
Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glaze stoneware with inlaid and painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'5 / 5079'
painted on base

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm, Width: 10.7 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of red stoneware with inlaid decoration, possibly designed by Christopher Dresser, made by Watcombe Pottery Co., Torquay , ca. 1871-1875.

Labels and date

Vase
Designed by Christopher Dresser, made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay , Devon, England, about 1871-5
Mark: '5 5079', painted
Stoneware with inlaid decoration

C.58-1980 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Inlaid; Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware; Scotland

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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