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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Clifton Junction (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (manufacturer)

  • Museum number:

    C.136-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Earthenware, with matt, leadless glaze, the design painted on a whitish ground is of a stylised boat (like a dhow), with 2 men wielding paddles in the prow and 4 passengers, painted in blue, purple and brown, the clay is white, the reverse has the lettering in relief, "Made in England" and painted inside the top edge, D.C. 165/2. English (Pilkington), about 1925

Place of Origin

Clifton Junction (made)

Date

ca. 1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company (manufacturer)

Object history note

Purchased from the exhibition of Pilkington's Pottery at the Upper Chenil Gallery, 1980.

Descriptive line

Tile, manufacturer Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England about 1925

Earthenware, with matt, leadless glaze, the design painted on a whitish ground is of a stylised boat (like a dhow), with 2 men wielding paddles in the prow and 4 passengers, painted in blue, purple and brown, the clay is white, the reverse has the lettering in relief, "Made in England" and painted inside the top edge, D.C. 165/2. English (Pilkington), about 1925

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

Cross, A. J. Pilkingtons Royal Lancastrian Pottery and Tiles. London : Richard Dennis, 1980.

Labels and date

Tile
manufacturer Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England About 1925

C.136-1980 [16/07/2008]

Categories

ELISE; Studio Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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