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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (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.121-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 8, box TRAY1

Physical description

Decoration: Wolf, within an octagonal border with floral motis at each corner, Blue and powdered blue. Body: Buff, medium-grained. 2 pin-holes near corners of front. Surface: Concave.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (probably, made)

Date

1725-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Width: 127 mm, Thickness: 6 mm

Object history note

Bought by Mr L.L. Lipski from Elson, Bristol, 1969-71. Given by Mr R.J. Charleston through the executors of Mr L.L. Lipski.

Descriptive line

Delftware tile, wolf, probably Liverpool, 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. 463. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray Tiles, No: 240.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Wolf; Floral patterns; Animals

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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