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Shell dish

Shell dish

  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810-1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hartley, Greens & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded, painted and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Captain Thomas Golding

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dish, cream-coloured earthenware, moulded and painted in black and green and gilded. In the form of a scallop shell. Painted in the middle with a bunch of flowers and foliage.

Place of Origin

Leeds (made)


ca. 1810-1815 (made)


Hartley, Greens & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded, painted and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'HARTLEY GREENS & CO. LEEDS POTTERY' enclosing a '3' on its side
in semi-circle impressed to base


Length: 25.3 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Object history note

Given by Captain Thomas Goldring R.N.

Descriptive line

Shell dish, earthenware, painted and gilded, by Hartley, Greens & Co., about 1810-15.




Moulded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Scallop shell



Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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