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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Merton Abbey (made)

  • Date:

    1882-1888 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware covered with a white slip and painted in lustre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Mary E. de Morgan

  • Museum number:

    C.416-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 35, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of earthenware covered with a white slip and painted in ruby and yellow lustre washed with pink. Oviform body painted with birds in yellow lustre against a cloudy pink ground. With tufts of reeds in ruby lustre.

Place of Origin

Merton Abbey (made)

Date

1882-1888 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware covered with a white slip and painted in lustre

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of earthenware covered with a white slip and painted in lustre, made by William Frend De Morgan, Merton Abbey, 1882-1888

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

Vase
William de Morgan, England,

C.416-1919 Mrs Mary. E. de Morgan Bequest [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Lustre

Subjects depicted

Reeds; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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