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  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Griffith, William (producer)
    Lambeth High Street pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Mellor Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 3, shelf 1

Physical description

The front is covered with powdered manganese-purple with the exception of a reserved panel with a Chinese figure standing by a fence and flowering shrubs in blue. The rim is in brownish red.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Greyish.
Shape: Shape M. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street (probably, made)


ca. 1745-1750 (made)


Griffith, William (producer)
Lambeth High Street pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Diameter: 21.7 cm

Descriptive line

Chinese figure in an oriental landscape

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

Figures (representations); Shrubs; Fences


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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