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  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leeds Pottery (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:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plate of earthenware, painted in colours and decorated with gilding. In the middle is a group of pears, cherries and plums. The rim has a border of scroll ornament in green and gold.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)


ca. 1820 (made)


Leeds Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'Crystal Ware'
Painted in red



Diameter: 22.5 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Plate, lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels and gilt, probably made by Leeds Pottery, Leeds, ca. 1820

Labels and date

Probably made by Leeds pottery, Staffordshire, England, about 1820
Mark: 'Crystal Ware', painted in red
Lead-glazed earthenware

2556-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]


Earthenware; Enamel; Lead glaze


Painted; Gilt; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Scrolls (motifs); Cherries; Pears; Plums


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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