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  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    ca. 1710-1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brislington pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 5

Physical description

Tulips, spiral buds and flat leaves grow from a low mound painted in blue, red, green and ochre. Blue dashes and yellow and blue lines at the rim. Three stilt marks on the front (9.5/10 cms point to point).
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Shiny white on the front and back. Foot-rim wiped virtually entirely clean of glaze.
Shape: Shape B but deeper with wider foot-rim and without a groove at the rim. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

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


ca. 1710-1720 (made)


Brislington pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours


Height: 6 cm, Diameter: 29 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr L. Gautier, London, 1927.

Descriptive line


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

Production Note

London or Brislington or Bristol


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted



Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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