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  • Place of origin:

    London (possibly, made)
    Brislington (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1707 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brislington pottery (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Stuart G. Davis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 7

Physical description

A thistle within a rose with floral motifs within a border of ornament based on ju-i lappets.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: White numerous small black specks on the front. The back is white on the flange but the rest is a strong pink.
Shape: Shape E with narrower flange. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

London (possibly, made)
Brislington (possibly, made)


ca. 1707 (made)


Brislington pottery (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Diameter: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Rose and thistle

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

Rose; Fleurons (motifs); Emblem; Thistles


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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