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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed and overpainted in enamel, oil paint and gilding

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:848-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 8, box TRAY2

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware tile, square, transfer-printed in black wash over with transparent green enamel, with a classical urn with a medallion and satyr mask handles. Border of rococo scrolls. The design has been covered with oil paint and gilding, which is partially worn off.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1775-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed and overpainted in enamel, oil paint and gilding

Dimensions

Width: 12.7 cm, Length: 12.7 cm, Thickness: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

Delftware. Tile, tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration, probably printed by Guy Green, Liverpool, ca. 1775-1780.

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

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: 848. Ray 1973, No: E2-11.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Urn

Categories

Delftware; Tiles; Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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