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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Birkenhead (made)

  • Date:

    1894-1906 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pearce, Harry (decorated by)
    Della Robbia Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with white slip and decoration in <i>sgraffito</i>, painted and glazed

  • Museum number:

    209-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 2

Physical description

Jug of red earthenware, covered with a white slip and decorated in sgraffito; it is painted in blue and yellow and finally glazed. Tall body with short neck and loop handle; decorated with vertical bands of conventional foliage in four compartments.

Place of Origin

Birkenhead (made)

Date

1894-1906 (made)

Artist/maker

Pearce, Harry (decorated by)
Della Robbia Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with white slip and decoration in sgraffito, painted and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Monogram: a ship and the letters DR on either side
Maker's mark incised on base

Monogram: HP
Decorator's mark incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm, Width: 14.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jug, glazed earthenware with white slip and decoration in sgraffito; decorated by Harry Pearce, made by Della Robbia Pottery, England (Birkenhead), 1894-1906

Labels and date

Jug
Decorated by Harry Pearce, made by Della Robbia Pottery, Della Robbia Pottery, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England,

209-1899 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Sgraffito; Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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