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  • Place of origin:

    Vauxhall (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vauxhall pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Mellor Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 3, shelf 1

Physical description

A bird seated on a fence with flowers in red and concentric lines in blue. The rim is in red.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Greyish white, pooling slightly on the underside. Three peg-marks at the rim on the front of the plate.
Shape: Shape M with more rounded upper well and shorter, more up-turned flange. Convex within foot-rim. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Vauxhall (probably, made)


ca. 1730-1740 (made)


Vauxhall pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Diameter: 19.2 cm

Descriptive line

A bird, fence and flowers

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


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Bird; Fence; Flowers


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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