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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth (probably, 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.129A-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 8, box TRAY2

Physical description

Decoration: figure fishing, leaning against a tree in a Chinoiserie landscape with a geometric border, Blue and manganese-purple. Body: Buff, fine-grained. 2 pin-holes near corners of front. Glaze: Greenish. Surface: Concave.

Place of Origin

Lambeth (probably, made)

Date

1750-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 127 mm, Width: 127 mm, Thickness: 7 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, Chinoiserie landscape with man fishing, London (probably Lambeth), 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. 454. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray Tiles, No: 576. Horne Tiles, No: 433.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Fishing; Trees; Figures (representations); Orientalism; Geometric patterns; Boats; Landscapes (representations)

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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