Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Dessert dish

Dessert dish

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2321-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case I, shelf 3

Physical description

Dessert dish of cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware). The sides are curved outwards, the ends inwards. Round the rim are two borders, one of vine with grapes, the other of anthemion ornament. In the middle are the arms of Dorrien, impaling arg., a chevron between three crows, sa. The arms consist of a shield with crest and mantling.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
impressed

Gothic 'A',
impressed

Dimensions

Length: 24.8 cm, Width: 17.5 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Dessert dish of lead-glazed earthenware (Queen's ware), painted in enamels and gilt, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1780-1800

Labels and date

Fruit-dish
Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1780-1800
Marks: 'WEDGWOOD' and a Gothic 'A', impressed
Lead-glazed earthenware

2321-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Anthemions; Coats of arms; Vine scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.