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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    1869-1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3739-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Candlestick of unglazed red earthenware painted with light blue enamel and gilded. In the form of a pillar with a wide circular base. Round the socket and base are conventional borders in relief.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

1869-1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WATCOMBE TORQUAY'
Printed in black

'WT' [in monogram]
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Candlestick of unglazed red earthenware painted with light blue enamel and gilded, made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay, 1869-1876.

Labels and date

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

3739-1901 Given by Watcombe Terracotta Clay Company [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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