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Vase - Lancastrian Pottery
  • Lancastrian Pottery
    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company
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Lancastrian Pottery

  • Object:

    Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Abraham Lomax, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.185-1958

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 16, shelf 1

Physical description

Small vase of earthenware with an ultramarine blue glaze.

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

1903 (made)

Artist/maker

Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

'P'
Maker's mark incised on base

'2739'
Shape number incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 9.1 cm, Width: 7.4 cm

Historical context note

Glaze invented by Abraham Lomax in 1903. Production discontinued because the colour 'a queer poisonous blue which seemed to sing out above the others', was not harmonious.

Descriptive line

'Lancastrian Pottery' vase of earthenware with an ultramarine blue glaze, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd., Clifton Junction, about 1903.

Labels and date

Vase 'Lancastrian Pottery'
made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, ca 1903

Circ.185-1958 Given by Abraham Lomax [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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