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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

The Tithe Pig

Tile
1758-1761 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tin-glazed earthenware tile, transfer-printed in black with the subject known as "The Tithe Pig". Border or rococo scrolls.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration
Brief Description
Delftware. Tile, tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration entitled 'The Tithe Pig', printed by Sadler and Green, Liverpool, 1758-1761.
Physical Description
Tin-glazed earthenware tile, transfer-printed in black with the subject known as "The Tithe Pig". Border or rococo scrolls.
Dimensions
  • Width: 12.7cm
  • Length: 12.7cm
  • Thickness: 0.8cm
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber, 1885. Purchased by her from Carruthers sale (Christies), 1870. This design derives from an engraving by J S Muller, after Boitard, dated 1751.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
  • Lady Schreiber, No: 840.3. Ray Tiles, No: 640. Ray 1973, No: B6-1.
Other Numbers
  • N 442 - Delftware (1997) cat. no.
  • Sch. II 27 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:840/B-1885

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record createdJanuary 29, 2000
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