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Flower pot

Flower pot

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    1869-1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with applied decoration painted with light blue and black enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3735-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Flower-pot of unglazed red earthenware with applied decoration in light red, painted with light blue and black enamels and gilded. Cylindrical in shape with a contracted base supported on three small feet. Decorated with two laurel-wreaths on light blue bands and with a row of stars on a vertically reeded band.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

1869-1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with applied decoration painted with light blue and black enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WATCOMBE TORQUAY'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 21.9 cm, Diameter: 19.1 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Flower-pot of unglazed red earthenware with applied decoration, painted with enamels and gilded, made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay, 1869-1876.

Labels and date

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

3735-1901 Given by the Watcombe Terracotta Clay Company [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Reeded; Wreaths; Stars

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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