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Jardinière - Henry II ware
  • Henry II ware
    Arnoux, Léon, born 1816 - died 1902
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Henry II ware

  • Object:

    Jardinière

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)
    Éibar (mounts, made)

  • Date:

    1871 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Arnoux, Léon, born 1816 - died 1902 (designer)
    Zuloaga, Plácido, born 1833 - died 1910 (maker)
    Minton (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware inlaid with coloured clays, damascened gold and silver mounts

  • Museum number:

    513-1872

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 8

Physical description

Earthenware jardinière with an inlaid pattern of coloured clays, the mount of iron damascened with gold and silver.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)
Éibar (mounts, made)

Date

1871 (made)

Artist/maker

Arnoux, Léon, born 1816 - died 1902 (designer)
Zuloaga, Plácido, born 1833 - died 1910 (maker)
Minton (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware inlaid with coloured clays, damascened gold and silver mounts

Marks and inscriptions

None visible

Object history note

Shown in the Annual International Exhibition, London, 1871. Bought from Minton for £210. The lid was destroyed during bombing in the 2nd World War.

Descriptive line

'Henry II Ware' jardinière, earthenware inlaid with coloured clays, the mount of damascened iron, probably designed by Léon Arnoux with mounts by Placido Zuloaga, made by Minton, Stoke-on-Trent, 1871

Labels and date

Jardiniere ''Henry II ware''
Probably designed by Leon Arnoux, the mounts made by Placido Zuloaga, Eibar, Spain, made by Minton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, 1871
Marks: none visible
Earthenware with an inlaid pattern of coloured clays, the mount of iron damascened with gold and silver

513-1872

Shown in the Annual International Exhibition, London, 1871. Bought from Minton for £210. The lid was destroyed during bombing in the 2nd World War [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Clay; Gold; Silver

Techniques

Inlay (process); Damascening

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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