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Knife handle

Knife handle

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2332-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Knife handle of cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), painted in brown and green with two stems of ivy.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Length: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Knife handle of lead-glazed earthenware (Queen's ware), painted in enamels, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, ca. 1810

Labels and date

Six knife handles
Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1810
Lead-glazed earthenware

2332 to E-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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