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  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 3, shelf 2

Physical description

Plate, octagonal with hardly any foot-rim. Buff earthenware with bluish white tin glaze. It is painted in blue in the middle, a Chinese lady with her attendant, who holds a parasol over her, beside a table with vases in a fenced garden. On the rim, small Chinese figures in four quatrefoil panels reserved amongst diaper patterns. The back has simple herbal sprigs on the underside.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)


ca. 1750-1760 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration


Width: 20.7 cm

Descriptive line

Delftware. Plate, tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration, England, ca. 1750-1760.

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
Lady Schreiber, No: 826. Rackham Schreiber, Pl: 4. Garner, p.17, Pl: 57.A.


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Terrace; Geometric patterns; Table; Figure; Umbrella; Fence; Flowers


Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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