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  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of tin-glazed earthenware, painted. A bird in a flowering tree with a fence and a flying insect within a border of geometric decoration in blue, yellow, red, green and manganese-purple. There is sgraffito decoration on some of the leaves.
Body colour: Buff. Glaze: Greenish white, pooling on the back and finely crazed.
Shape: Shape M. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street (made)


ca. 1770-1785 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Diameter: 23 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of tin-glazed earthenware, painted, made by Abigail Griffith, Lambeth High Street pottery, London, ca. 1770-1785

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
Garner, p.32 and Pl: 95.B.

Production Note

(Lambeth High Street, Abigail Griffith before and during her partnership with Thomas Morgan)


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Geometric; Bird; Flowers


Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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