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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Shelton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scarfe, Laurence, born 1914 - died 1993 (designer)
    Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with painted and printed decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the maker

  • Museum number:

    C.80-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plate of cream coloured earthenware with printed decoration in black, and is painted with two stylised doves in a landscape with flowers and plants beneath a blue sky, and the rim is decorated with a yellow band.

Place of Origin

Shelton (made)

Date

ca. 1954 (made)

Artist/maker

Scarfe, Laurence, born 1914 - died 1993 (designer)
Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with painted and printed decoration

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 cm

Object history note

One plate of seven C.79 to 85-1978. The original drawings are in the V&A's Prints and Drawings Department: E.527 to 660-1978 pp 1-5.
The transfer designs were made by Laurence Scarfe from lithographs at the Royal College of Art under Professor Robert Baker, Head of the Ceramics School.

Descriptive line

Plate of earthenware with printed decoration, and painted with two stylised doves in a landscape, designed by Laurence Scarfe, made by Ridgway Potteries Ltd., Shelton, ca. 1954.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Printed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Doves

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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