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Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded in low relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1024/C-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 7, shelf 3

Physical description

Saucer of salt-glazed stoneware and moulded, and in panels separated by vertical or radial lines are representations of subjects such as a tea-party, a huntsman, Cupid on a lion, the fable of the Fox and the Crane, a fox stealing a goose, shields of arms, double-headed eagles, stags, and other animals.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1745 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded in low relief

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.7 cm

Object history note

Part of a set of two tea bowls and saucers and two coffee-cups 414:1024/ to E-1885 (Sch. II 120 to E).

Descriptive line

Saucer of salt-glazed stoneware and moulded, maker unknown, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1745.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Crane; Cupid; Arms; Huntsmen; Tea; Fox; Double-headed; Stags

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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