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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1725-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr R. J. Charleston, through the executors of Mr L. L. Lipski

  • Museum number:

    C.115-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 8, box TRAY3

Physical description

Decoration: Ceres with horn of plenty, with octagonal decorative border, Blue and powdered manganese-purple. Body: Buff, medium-grained. 2 pin-holes near corners of front. Surface: Concave.

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)

Date

1725-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Width: 132 mm, Thickness: 9 mm

Object history note

Bought by Mr L.L. Lipski, London, in September 1966. Given by Mr R.J. Charleston through the executors of Mr L.L. Lipski.

Descriptive line

Delftware tile, Ceres, probably made in London, 1725-50.

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, p.431. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray Tiles, No: 5.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia; Flowers (plants); Figures (representations); Greek Goddesses; Women

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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