Fruit Dish

ca. 1820 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Fruit dish of earthenware, of elongated quatrefoil form. Transfer-printed in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie figures and a zebra in a landscape, surrounded by a border of flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Fruit dish, lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made at the factory of Rogers, Longport, Staffordshire, ca. 1820
Physical Description
Fruit dish of earthenware, of elongated quatrefoil form. Transfer-printed in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie figures and a zebra in a landscape, surrounded by a border of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Length: 26cm
  • Width: 19.1cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'ROGERS' (Impressed)
  • A star (In blue)
Gallery Label
Fruit dish Made at the factory of Rogers, Longport, Staffordshire; about 1820 Mark: 'ROGERS', impressed Lead-glazed earthenware 2572a-1901 Jermyn Street Collection
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Jermyn Street Collection



Made by Rogers factory in Longport, Staffordshire. Zebra pattern design.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
"Blue and White Transfer Ware 1780-1840" - AW Coysh, 1970, (David and Charles), p.62. No.80.
Collection
Accession Number
2572-1901

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record createdApril 21, 2008
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