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Flower pot and stand

Flower pot and stand

  • Place of origin:

    Shelton (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 (made)


ca. 1810-1815 (made)


Shorthose factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in red enamel

Marks and inscriptions

'Shorthose & Co.'

Descriptive line

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

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; Lead glaze; Enamel


Transfer-printed; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Children; Boats


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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