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Homemaker

  • Object:

    Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1950s (made)
    1957 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Seeney, Enid, born 1931 (designer)
    Arnold, Tom (designer)
    Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.53-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 5

Physical description

White earthenware plate, round and rimless. Decorated with "Homemaker" pattern, elements of 1950s furniture and furnishings, on a ground of crossed black lines.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1950s (made)
1957 (designed)

Artist/maker

Seeney, Enid, born 1931 (designer)
Arnold, Tom (designer)
Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

White earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'RIDGWAY POTTERIES LTD / MADE IN STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND / HOMEMAKER / ALL COLOURS GUARANTEED / UNDERGLAZE AND DETERGENT PROOF'
Printed in black

Object history note

See C.67-1982, C.54-1990, C.179 to 180-1991 for other wares in this pattern. See C.67-1982 for further information. See also 'Homemaker' Subject Information File.

Descriptive line

"Homemaker" plate, white earthenware with transfer-printed decoration, decoration designed by Enid Seeney, shape designed by Tom Arnold, made by Ridgway Potteries Ltd., England, 1950s.

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

Baker, Malcolm and Richardson, Brenda, eds. A Grand Design : The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: V&A Publications, 1997. 431 p., ill. ISBN 1851773088.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Tables; Plants; Sofas; Chairs; Furniture; Standard lamps; Cutlery

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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