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Caster

  • Place of origin:

    Delft (made)

  • Date:

    1707-1727 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gaal, Jan (proprietor)
    De Twee Scheepjes factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.658&A-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 48, shelf 6 []

Place of Origin

Delft (made)

Date

1707-1727 (made)

Artist/maker

Gaal, Jan (proprietor)
De Twee Scheepjes factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'IG' in monogram
Painted in blue

'12'
Painted in blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 cm, Height: 14.3 cm

Object history note

Casters were used for pepper or sugar.

Descriptive line

Caster, tin-glazed earthenware painted with labrequin pattern with floral motifs, made at the factory "De Twee Scheepjes", Delft, 1707-27

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

Lunsingh Scheurleer, D. F. Delft: Niederlandische FayenceMunich, 1984. Figs.59-61.
The Hague II. 2001. pp.148-155

Labels and date

Caster
under the ownership of Jan Gaal, made at the factory "De Twee Scheepjes", Delft, Netherlands 1707-27
marks: 'IG' in monogramme and '12', painted in blue
Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

C658&A-1909 Given by J.H. Fitzhenry

Casters were used for pepper or sugar [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Jan Gaal was owner of "De Twee Scheepjes" factory between 1707 and 1725. His widow continued to use his mark until 1727, when she sold the factory.

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Delftware; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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