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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1871-1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904 (designer)
    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware, moulded and gilded

  • Museum number:

    C.62-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K1, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of earthenware and gilded. Of geometric form with two lines of horizontal moulding near the foot from which it flares to a moulded band. Tapers inwards towards a band at the neck from which rise a long cylindrical collar with horizontal lugs. Lugs and body of the vase are decorated with gilt bands and long leaf shapes. Interior glazed.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

ca. 1871-1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904 (designer)
Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Watcombe Torquay'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 25 cm, Width: 14.1 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of glazed earthenware, possibly designed by Christopher Dresser, made by Watcombe Pottery Co., Torquay, ca. 1871-1875.

Labels and date

Jug
Designed by Christopher Dresser, made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay , Devon, England

C.62-1980 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded; Gilded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Earthenware; Scotland

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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