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Tile - The Spies returning from Canaan
  • The Spies returning from Canaan
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
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The Spies returning from Canaan

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1764-ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)
    Sadler and Green (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    C.131A-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 3, shelf 8, box TRAY1

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration in red depicting the Spies returning from Canaan. England, probably Liverpool, about 1770-1780

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1764-ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)
Sadler and Green (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Dimensions

Width: 123 mm, Thickness: 8 mm

Object history note

Hodgkin collection. Sothebys. 8:12:1953. Lot 105. Bought by Mr L.L. Lipski from Mr Longdon. Given by Mr R.J. Charleston through the executors of Mr L.L. Lipski.

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration in red depicting the Spies returning from Canaan. England, probably Liverpool, about 1770-1780

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

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Grapes; Diaper-work

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Tiles; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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