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Tile - Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania
  • Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania
    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803
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Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1777-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)
    Sadler and Green (factory)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.11-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 8, box TRAY2

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware, design of full-length theatrical portrait of Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania with elaborate border including masks, torches and musical instruments, white back ground transfer printed in black from an engraved copper plate, by Guy Green, Sadler and Green. England (Liverpool), about 1777-1780

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1777-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)
Sadler and Green (factory)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Dimensions

Width: 129 mm, Thickness: 8 mm

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed earthenware, design of full-length theatrical portrait of Mrs Abbington in the character of Estifania with elaborate border including masks, torches and musical instruments, white back ground transfer printed in black from an engraved copper plate, by Guy Green, Sadler and Green. England (Liverpool), about 1777-1780

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
Ray 1973, No: F1-1.
Ray, Anthony, Liverpool Printed Tiles, Jonathan Horne, London, 1994, pp 13, 57-63.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze; Enamels

Techniques

Glazed; Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Lyre; Figure; Masks; Theatre

Categories

Delftware; Earthenware; Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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