The Disguised astrologer

Tile
ca. 1765-ca. 1775 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tile of enamelled grey tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel of a lady consulting an astrologer, behind whose chair a young man is hiding. Rococo scrolled border.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel
Brief Description
Tile of enamelled grey tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel, printed by Sadler and Green, Liverpool, ca. 1765-ca. 1775.
Physical Description
Tile of enamelled grey tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel of a lady consulting an astrologer, behind whose chair a young man is hiding. Rococo scrolled border.
Dimensions
  • Width: 12.6cm
  • Thickness: 0.8cm
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Acquired by the Museum of Practical Geology. Transferred, 1901.
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
  • Ray Tiles, No: 706. Ray 1973, No: D2-7.
Other Number
N.461 - <U>Delftware</U> (1997) cat. no.
Collection
Accession Number
3611-1901

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record createdJanuary 29, 2000
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