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The Disguised astrologer

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sadler and Green (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3611-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

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.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1765-ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Sadler and Green (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel

Dimensions

Width: 12.6 cm, Thickness: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Acquired by the Museum of Practical Geology. Transferred, 1901.

Descriptive line

Tile of enamelled grey tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with red enamel, printed by Sadler and Green, Liverpool, ca. 1765-ca. 1775.

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
Ray Tiles, No: 706. Ray 1973, No: D2-7.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze; Enamel

Techniques

Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Globes (cartographic spheres); Astrologer; Woman; Scroll; Man

Categories

Delftware; Tiles; Earthenware; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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