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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 painted with black enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3736-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Flower pot of unglazed red earthenware painted with black enamel and gilded. Cylindrical in shape with a contracted base supported on three small feet. Decorated with two vertically reeded bands between bands and lines of black and gold.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

1869-1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with black enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WATCOMBE TORQUAY'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 21.9 cm, Diameter: 19.7 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 painted with black enamel 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,

3736-1901 Given by the Watcombe Terracotta Clay Company [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Reeded

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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