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Vase - Lancastrian Pottery
  • Lancastrian Pottery
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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Lancastrian Pottery

  • Object:

    Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    1905 (designed)
    1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, glazed and with carved decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.138-1980

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Earthenware vase of squat, round form with matt olive green glaze. Carved in low relief with three mermaids around the body and with their hands join around the neck.

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

1905 (designed)
1905 (made)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, glazed and with carved decoration

Marks and inscriptions

PL and two bees monogram
Maker's mark impressed on base

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm, Width: 14.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased from RD exhib. Upper Chenil Gallery, 1980.

Descriptive line

Green moulded earthenware vase with incised decoration, 'Lancastrian Pottery', made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd., Clifton Junction, 1905

Labels and date

Vase 'Lancastrian Pottery'
attributed to Designed by Crane Walter , Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England
1905

C.138-1980 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Carved

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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