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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Fulham (made)

  • Date:

    1888-1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Passenger, Charles (painter)
    William De Morgan - Fulham Factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels over a white slip, under a clear glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs William De Morgan

  • Museum number:

    C.422-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case J1, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of earthenware painted with enamels over a white slip, under a clear glaze. Painted with a grotesque winged monster blowing a horn, and beside him runs a dog. The ground has light blue streaks and with wavy lines in white. The underside is painted with bands alternately with light and dark blue.

Place of Origin

Fulham (made)

Date

1888-1898 (made)

Artist/maker

Passenger, Charles (painter)
William De Morgan - Fulham Factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels over a white slip, under a clear glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'W.D.M. FULHAM CP' [on a circular band round] 'D'
Painted in black

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.8 cm

Object history note

RF 1954/1126: transfer to Circulation.

Descriptive line

Dish of glazed earthenware painted with enamels over a white slip, decorated by Charles Passenger and made by William De Morgan, Sands End, Fulham, 1888-1898.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of De Morgan Ware.
Pinkham, Roger. Catalogue of the Pottery by William De Morgan. London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973.
Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts, London : H.M.S.O., 1952

Labels and date

Dish
Charles Passenger, William de Morgan, England;

C.422-1919 Mrs Mary. E. de Morgan Bequest []

Production Note

Made at Sands End, Fulham.

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Monster; Horns; Grotesque

Categories

Art Pottery; Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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