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  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs R. J. Norman, West Horsley, Surrey

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 3, shelf 7

Physical description

A cock, hen and chick with rock and flowering plant and three floral sprays on the border in yellow, orange, green, black, blue and manganese-purple. The back has three herbal sprigs on the flange in blue.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Bluish white. Many small dots in the glaze, particularly visible on painted areas.
Shape: Shape M. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)


ca. 1760-1765 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours


Diameter: 23.6 cm

Descriptive line

Chicken family 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

Chickens; Flowers


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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