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Flower pot and stand

Flower pot and stand

  • Place of origin:

    Shelton, United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810-1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shorthose factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in red enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138, case 9, shelf 1

Physical description

Flower pot and stand of cream-coloured earthenware. The pot is transfer-printed in red with a group of children sailing a boat on a pond, repeated; the stand is printed with children playing in couples.

Place of Origin

Shelton, United Kingdom (made)


ca. 1810-1815 (made)


Shorthose factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in red enamel

Marks and inscriptions

'Shorthose & Co.'


[Flower pot] Height: 9.8 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm
[Stand] Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Flower pot and stand, lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in red enamel, made at the Shorthose factory, Shelton, Staffordshire, ca. 1810-1815

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For further information see object information file in Ceramics and Glass section office.

Labels and date

Plant pot and stand
Made at the Shorthose factory, Shelton, Staffordshire, about 1810-15
Mark: 'Shorthose & Co.' in red enamel
Lead-glazed earthenware

2538-1901 [23/05/2008]


Earthenware; Enamel; Lead glaze


Glazed; Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Children; Boats


Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection code


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