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Spendthirft

  • Object:

    Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Newcastle (possibly, made)
    Sunderland (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded and painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3677-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 2

Physical description

Plaque of earthenware (pearlware), moulded in relief and painted with enamels. Oval with a loop for suspension in the form of a green ribbon. Moulded with a bareheaded bust of a man between two vases of flowers, within a double-beaded border.

Place of Origin

Newcastle (possibly, made)
Sunderland (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded and painted with enamels

Dimensions

Length: 23.2 cm, Width: 17.4 cm

Object history note

A set with 3676-1901.

Descriptive line

Oval plaque of earthenware (pearlware), moulded in relief and painted with enamels, possibly Newcastle or Sunderland, ca. 1790.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lewis, John & Griselda. Pratt Ware. Suffolk : Antique Collectors Club, 1984, 198 p.

Production Note

Attribution place taken from registers - unsubstantiated

Materials

Earthenware; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Vases; Man; Flowers; Beaded

Categories

Ceramics; Pratt ware; Earthenware

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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