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Plate - Pegasus

Pegasus

  • Object:

    Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1939- ca. 1942 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stone, Alix, born 1913 - died 2010 (designer)
    Gray's Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with printed decoration in enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:

    C.251-1991

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Earthenware plate, circular, with gadrooned rim. Decorated with a stylised winged horse ('Pegasus' pattern), a border of concentric lines and stars printed in claret and buff enamels on a cream ground.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1939- ca. 1942 (designed)

Artist/maker

Stone, Alix, born 1913 - died 2010 (designer)
Gray's Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with printed decoration in enamel

Marks and inscriptions

'HEAL'S LONDON ENGLAND MADE BY GRAY' over an [Illegible mark]
Circular mark printed in black

‘A8161’ [Indistinct] and ‘R’ or ‘K’
Painted

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.1 cm

Object history note

Alix Stone was a student at the Central School of Arts and Crafts studying stage design when she was introduced to Lady Maufe, who asked her to provide designs for Heal and Son. The plate was given to the Museum following the purchase of designs by her at the sale of Lady Maufe. Among these are designs for ceramics and ceramic transfers (E.788 to E.838-1977). Gray’s Pottery bought blanks from other potteries for decorating. They applied their own back stamp over that of the manufacturing pottery.

Descriptive line

Plate, earthenware with printed decoration in enamel, designed by Alix Stone for Heal and Son, manufactured by Gray's Pottery, England, ca. 1939-1942.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Winged horse; Stars; Pegasus

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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