Plate

ca. 1770-1785 (made)
Plate thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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)


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
Brief Description
Plate of tin-glazed earthenware, painted, made by Abigail Griffith, Lambeth High Street pottery, London, ca. 1770-1785
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)
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 23cm
Credit line
Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support
Production
(Lambeth High Street, Abigail Griffith before and during her partnership with Thomas Morgan)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
Other Number
B177. - <u>Delftware</u> (1997) cat. no.
Collection
Accession Number
C.322-1912

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record createdJanuary 29, 2000
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