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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Merton Abbey (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William De Morgan, born 1839 - died 1917 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted in ruby lustre

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Archibald Anderson

  • Museum number:

    C.262-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 35, shelf 4

Physical description

Plate of earthenware painted in ruby lustre with a repeating design of grotesque figures and owl heads. With a deep well and broad horizontal rim.

Place of Origin

Merton Abbey (probably, made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

William De Morgan, born 1839 - died 1917 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted in ruby lustre

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Diameter: 25.7 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of earthenware painted in ruby lustre, decorated by William Frend de Morgan, probably Merton Abbey, late 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of De Morgan Ware.
Pinkham, Roger. Catalogue of the Pottery by William De Morgan. London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973.

Labels and date

Dish
William de Morgan, England,

C.262-1915 Given by Mr Archibald Anderson [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Lustre

Subjects depicted

Figures; Owl

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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