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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Lancastrian Pottery

Vase
1903-1904 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Vase of white earthenware, with depressed shoulder and wide mouth, covered with a matt green eggshell glaze, graduating to the base and mottled with brown.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware and glazed
Brief Description
Vase of white earthenware, with depressed shoulder and wide mouth, covered with a matt green eggshell glaze, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company, Clifton Junction, 1903-1904.
Physical Description
Vase of white earthenware, with depressed shoulder and wide mouth, covered with a matt green eggshell glaze, graduating to the base and mottled with brown.
Dimensions
  • Height: 17.12cm
  • Width: 13.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'PL' and two bees (Maker's mark printed (underglaze) on base, printed in reserve on a green ground)
  • 'R' [sic] (Illegible mark incised on base)
Gallery Label
Vase 'Lancastrian Pottery' made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, 1903-1904 73-1905 Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company
Bibliographic References
  • Lomax, Abraham. Royal Lancastrian Pottery 1900-1938. Bolton, 1957.
  • Jervis, Simon, Victorian and Edwardian decorative art: the Handley-Read collection, London, Royal Academy of Arts, 1972
Collection
Accession Number
73-1905

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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