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Bowl - Royal Lancastrian Pottery
  • Royal Lancastrian Pottery
    Forsyth, Gordon Mitchell, born 1879 - died 1952
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Royal Lancastrian Pottery

  • Object:

    Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Forsyth, Gordon Mitchell, born 1879 - died 1952 (designer)
    Forsyth, Gordon Mitchell, born 1879 - died 1952 (decorator)
    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware and glazed in lustre

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd

  • Museum number:

    C.33-1964

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl of earthenware, painted on the interior in blue and gold lustre glazes with a rampant goat in gold against a large blue moon and the walls have a lozenge pattern, and exterior has green, blue and gold bands in lustre.

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Forsyth, Gordon Mitchell, born 1879 - died 1952 (designer)
Forsyth, Gordon Mitchell, born 1879 - died 1952 (decorator)
Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware and glazed in lustre

Marks and inscriptions

Four intersecting scythes, rebus and two joined wings
Decorator's mark painted (underglaze) on base

A Tudor rose [impressed]

'England'

Four figures [indistinct]
Painted in lustre pigment

Forsyth date mark for 1919-1920

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 21.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' bowl of earthenware, painted on the interior in lustre glazes with a rampant goat in gold against a moon while the walls have a lozenge pattern, and exterior has bands in lustre, designed and decorated by Gordon Mitchell Forsyth, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd., Clifton Junction, ca. 1920.

Labels and date

Bowl 'Royal Lancastrian Pottery'
Decoration designed by Gordon Mitchell Forsyth, Decorated by Gordon Mitchell Forsyth, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, 1919

C.33-1964 Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Lustre-painted

Subjects depicted

Goat

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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