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Royal Lancastrian Pottery

  • Object:

    Ginger jar and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    1919 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mycock, William Salter (designer)
    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with lustre glaze and painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd

  • Museum number:

    C.501&A-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Ginger jar and cover of earthenware in bronze lustre glaze, and decorated with painted green and yellow interlacing lines.

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

1919 (made)

Artist/maker

Mycock, William Salter (designer)
Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with lustre glaze and painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

Rose with a 'P' [monogram] over 'ROYAL LANCASTRIAN / ENGLAND'
Maker's mark impressed on base

'W S M' [in monogram] and '1919'
Decorator's mark painted (underglaze) on base

Dimensions

Height: 16.7 cm with cover, Width: 18.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' earthenware ginger jar and cover, in lustre glaze, and decorated with interlacing lines, designed by William Salter Mycock, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd., Clifton Junction, 1919.

Labels and date

Ginger Jar 'Royal Lancastrian Pottery'
William S. Mycock, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, 1919

C.501&A-1934 Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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