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Royal Lancastrian Pottery

  • Object:

    Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    1929 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, glazed and painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd

  • Museum number:

    C.148-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 39, shelf 2

Physical description

Jar of white earthenware covered with a deep copper blue glaze and painted in dark blue and copper green with all over foliate pattern.

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

1929 (decorated)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, glazed and painted

Marks and inscriptions

A Lancastrian rose and 'P' monogram over 'ROYAL LANCASTRIAN / MADE IN ENGLAND'
Maker's mark impressed on base, painted in dark blue

'8254'
Shape number impressed on base, painted in dark blue

WSM monogram, 'V', '.'
Decorator's mark painted (underglaze) on base

Dimensions

Height: 14.2 cm, Width: 13 cm

Object history note

Letter from David Burton of Pilkingtons re. discontinuation of Lancastrian ware "owing to changing tastes and desire for cheapness in decoration" on RF 1937/4377.

Descriptive line

'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' jar of white earthenware covered with a deep copper blue glaze and painted in dark blue and copper green with all over foliate pattern, decorated by William Salter Mycock, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd., Clifton Junction, 1929.

Labels and date

Vase 'Royal Lancastrian Pottery'
William Salter Mycock, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, 1929

C.148-1937 Given by Pilkington's Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Painted; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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