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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    1869-1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with relief decoration painted with enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3734-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 33, shelf 1

Physical description

Spill-vase of unglazed red earthenware with relief decoration painted with light blue enamel and gilded. Cylindrical in shape with bands of vertical reeding separated by wide gilt-edged bands of blue. Round the top and bottom is a row of stars alternating with discs in relief.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

1869-1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with relief decoration painted with enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WATCOMBE TORQUAY'
Printed in black

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm, Diameter: 6.4 cm

Object history note

Given by the Watcombe Terra Cotta Clay Company. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Spill-vase of unglazed red earthenware with relief decoration painted with enamel and gilded, made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay, 1869-1876.

Labels and date

Vase
made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay , Devon, England,

3734-1901 Given by the Watcombe Terracotta Clay Company [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Stars; Reeding

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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