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Figure - London Cryers

London Cryers

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1800 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, moulded, lead-glazed, painted in underglaze colours (pratt ware)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure, moulded, earthenware. Girl in a yellow skirt spotted with black, the rest of her dres spotted with brown and grey. She holds a basket of fruit and stands on a rocky green mound with, in impressed capitals, 'LONDON CRYERS' round the front of the base

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)


ca. 1790-1800 (made)

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, moulded, lead-glazed, painted in underglaze colours (pratt ware)


Height: 14.2 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by Mrs Mary B. Sargeant

Descriptive line

Figure, pratt ware, 'London Cryers', probably Staffordshire, about 1790-1800.

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

Lewis, John and Griselda, Pratt ware: English and Scottish relief decorated and underglaze coloured earthenware 1780-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 2006). p.268. ill.


Earthenware; Lead-glaze



Subjects depicted

Flower seller


Ceramics; Pratt ware

Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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