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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1773-ca. 1777 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Abbey, Richard, born 1754 - died 1819 (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with black enamel and over-painted with green enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4026:76-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tile of tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with black enamel and over-painted with green enamel. Decorated with an urn with a dolphin neck and a wreath with crossed tridents.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1773-ca. 1777 (made)

Artist/maker

Abbey, Richard, born 1754 - died 1819 (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with black enamel and over-painted with green enamel

Dimensions

Width: 12.2 cm, Length: 12.2 cm

Object history note

Part of a composite panel of 100 tiles 4026: 1 to 100-1901. Given by Mr John Robinson, Esq. Transferred in 1901. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.
Found during the demolition of Rickard’s distillery in Piccadilly. London.

Descriptive line

Tile of tin-glazed earthenware transfer-printed and over-painted with enamel, probably printed by Richard Abbey, Liverpool, ca. 1773-ca. 1777.

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 1973, No: E3-2.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Painted; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Wreath; Trident; Urn; Dolphin

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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