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Strawberry Hill

  • Object:

    Dish and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1957 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Skellern, Victor (designer)
    Taplin, Millicent (designer)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, printed and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Council of Industrial Design

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.435&A-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 30 []

Physical description

Vegetable dish and cover of bone china, number W.4265, printed with a pattern of strawberries and leaves and with gilding.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1957 (made)

Artist/maker

Skellern, Victor (designer)
Taplin, Millicent (designer)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, printed and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 20.3 cm

Object history note

Historical significance: Winner of a CoID Design of the Year award, 1957.

Descriptive line

'Strawberry Hill' vegetable dish and cover of bone china, printed with a pattern of strawberries and leaves and with gilding, designed by Victor Skellern and Millicent Taplin, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, ca. 1957.

Materials

Bone china; Gilt metal

Techniques

Printed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Strawberries; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China; Design Council Award Winner

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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