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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Cobridge (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clews, James and Ralph (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with moulded relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Francis Carver

  • Museum number:

    C.38-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 2

Place of Origin

Cobridge (made)

Date

ca. 1825-1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Clews, James and Ralph (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with moulded relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'CLEWS / WARRANTED / STAFFORDSHIRE / 6' below a crown
impressed

Descriptive line

Dish depicting the double-headed eagle of Russia, lead-glazed earthenware with moulded relief decoration, made at the factory of James and Ralph Clews, Cobridge, ca. 1825-1830

Labels and date

Dish depicting the double-headed eagle of Russia
Made at the factory of James and Ralph Clews, Cobridge, Staffordshire, about 1825-30
Marks: CLEWS/WARRANTED/STAFFORDSHIRE/6', below a crown, impressed
Lead-glazed earthenware with moulded relief decoration

C.38-1972 Given by Mrs Francis Carver

The double-headed eagle probably alludes to the Turkish-Russian war of 1828 and the Peace of Adrianople in 1829. J & R clews styled themselves 'Potters to her Imperial Majesty, the Empress of all the Russians' [23/05/2008]

Production Note

The double-headed eagle probably alludes to the Turkish-Russian war of 1828 and the Peace of Adrianople in 1829. J & R clews styled themselves 'Potters to her Imperial Majesty, the Empress of all the Russians'.

Subjects depicted

Eagle (double headed)

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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