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Plate - Kabul


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1995 (designed)
    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Banks, Jeff, born 1943 (designer)
    Churchill Tableware Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the maker

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 15, shelf 2

Physical description

Earthenware plate of 'Classic' shape, decorated with transfer-printed 'Kabul' pattern from 'Ports of Call' range. Mottled pattern of wide and green and narrow ochre banding, and blue/ochre/orange zigzags. Plate also has smaller zigzags and broad green band with orange/blue diamond pattern.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)


1995 (designed)
1996 (made)


Banks, Jeff, born 1943 (designer)
Churchill Tableware Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'Churchill / Made in Staffordshire England' and lion couchant emblem in centre with 'FINE ENGLAND TABLEWARE / MICROWAVE DISHWASHER SAFE' in circle around it
Printed mark in black

'Ports of call BY JEFF BANKS LONDON'
Printed in black


Height: 2.8 cm, Diameter: 26.3 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, part of a 'Classic' shape tea set in 'Kabul' pattern from 'Ports of Call' range, earthenware with transfer-printed decoration, designed by Jeff Banks 1995, made by Churchill Tableware Ltd., England, 1996

Production Note

Designed in summer 1995





Subjects depicted

Zigzags; Diamonds; Band


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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