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Flower vase and cover

Flower vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilson factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, moulded in relief, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 11, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Flower vase with perforated cover of earthenware, moulded in relief and painted in green and manganese-brown. In the form of a square pedestal, expanding upwards. The foot is moulded with acanthus foliage. At the top of each side is a festooned garland and on two sides is a loop handle formed of two intertwined serpents.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)


1780-1820 (made)


Wilson factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, moulded in relief, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'C' surmounted by a crown



Height: 18.4 cm, Length: 13.3 cm base, Width: 13.3 cm base

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Flower vase with perforated cover, lead-glazed earthenware, moulded in relief, painted in enamels, made at the factory of Wilson, Hanley, 1780-1820

Labels and date

Flower vase
Made at the factory of Wilson, Hanley, Staffordshire, 1780-1820
Marks: 'C' surmounted by a crown, impressed, and '4', incised
Lead-glazed earthenware

2568-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]


Earthenware; Lead glaze


Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Festoons; Serpents; Acanthus


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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