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Royal Lancastrian Pottery

  • Object:

    Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1930-1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Joyce, Richard (decorator)
    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, glazed and incised

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd

  • Museum number:

    C.36-1964

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of white earthenware with grey glaze, with a high shoulder and slight neck, and is incised with a pattern of fishes and waves.

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

ca. 1930-1938 (made)

Artist/maker

Joyce, Richard (decorator)
Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, glazed and incised

Marks and inscriptions

A Tudor rose [impressed] and 'P' [in monogram] over 'ROYAL LANCASTRIAN / MADE IN ENGLAND' [incised]
Maker's mark impressed on base

'RJ' [in monogram] and '36'
Decorator's mark carved on base

'16'
Label on base

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Width: 20 cm

Descriptive line

'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' vase of white earthenware with grey glaze, with a high shoulder and slight neck, and incised with a pattern of fishes and waves, decorated by Richard Joyce, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd., Clifton Junction, ca. 1930-1938.

Labels and date

Vase 'Royal Lancastrian Pottery'
Decorated by Richard Joyce, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, ca. 1930-1938

C.36-1964 Given by Pilkington's Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Incised; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Fish

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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