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Plate - Fiesta

Fiesta

  • Object:

    Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Longton (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1960 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baker Brothers (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with underglaze printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.134-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White earthenware plate, rimless. Decorated with printed pattern of cutlery, coffee set, egg-cups, cruets etc in blue grey.

Place of Origin

Longton (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1960 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Baker Brothers (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with underglaze printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'Fiesta / by Barker Bros / Royal Tudor Ware / Staffordshire / England / Bonewhite Ironstone / The Colours are Underglaze Permanent Detergent and Dishwasher Proof'

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.7 cm, Height: 2.5 cm

Object history note

Nos. C.131 to 155-1992 form a group of ware selected from Susannah Walker’s own collection to show a variety of popular “contemporary” designs in mass-produced tableware. She had collected these from car-boot sales, charity and bric-a-brac shops etc, rarely paying more than a few pence for each.

Descriptive line

'Fiesta' pattern plate, earthenware with underglaze printed decoration, manufactured by Baker Brothers, England, ca. 1960.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Printed; Underglaze

Subjects depicted

Cruet sets; Coffee services; Egg-cups; Cutlery

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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