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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1775 (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.118C-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 8, box TRAY4

Physical description

Decoration: Harbour scene with a ship and two swans, set within an octagonal border with ornate leaf scroll decoration, Blue. Body: Buff, smooth-grained.
Surface: Flat.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

1750-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Width: 126 mm, Thickness: 8 mm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Delftware tile, harbour scene, Liverpool, 1750-75.

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. 457. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray Tiles, Nos: 307, 308, 309.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Spires; Leaf scrolls; Buildings; Ships; Seascapes; Swan (animal)

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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