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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street, England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr H. A. Bowler

  • Museum number:

    C.381-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138, case 4, shelf 3

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Physical description

The interior has a band of formal and foliate decoration in bianco-sopra-bianco and the inscription WENMAN: & DASHWOOD:/FOR: EVER./1755. The exterior has pavilions, a hillock, trees and shrubs and a Chinese figure offering a tea-pot (?) to another figure holding a receptacle in blue and manganese-purple.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Lavender. Many small white dots in the glaze of the interior, particularly visible on painted areas. There appear to be two peg-marks on the rim.

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street, England (probably, made)

Date

1755 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on interior: WENMAN: & : DASHWOOD:/FOR : EVER./1755.

Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm, Diameter: 22.7 cm

Descriptive line

Chinese figures and pavilions in an oriental landscape and an inscription, made in Lambeth, ca 1750

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
Rackham and Read, p.58. Lipski and Archer, No: 1154.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Trees; Figures (representations); Foliation; Pavilions; Shrubs; Teapot

Categories

Ceramics; Delftware

Collection code

CER

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