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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.945-1924

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl of tin-glazed earthenware, painted. The inside has a flower spray and alternating leaves and crosses. The exterior has a cockerel, a beaker and a basket containing flowers, repeated once, in red, yellow, green and blue.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Greyish white. One possible peg-mark on the rim. Many small white dots in the glaze particularly visible on painted areas.

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1725-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm, Diameter: 22.7 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr L. Gautier, London, 1924.

Descriptive line

Delfware bowl of tin-glazed earthenware, painted, probably London, ca. 1725-1735.

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

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Cockerel

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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