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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Merton Abbey (probably, decorated)
    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1882-1888 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled earthenware painted in ruby lustre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Mary E. de Morgan

  • Museum number:

    C.426-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of enamelled earthenware painted in ruby lustre. Circular and shallow, and with a wide flat rim. Partly covered with a mottled ruby lustre.

Place of Origin

Merton Abbey (probably, decorated)
Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1882-1888 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled earthenware painted in ruby lustre

Marks and inscriptions

'J.H.&J. Davis'
Impressed

'W'
Impressed

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of enamelled earthenware painted in ruby lustre, made by William de Morgan in Staffordshire, probably decorated in Merton Abbey, ca. 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

Dish
William de Morgan, England,

C.426-1919 Mrs Mary. E. de Morgan Bequest [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Lustre

Subjects depicted

Mottled

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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