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  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street (made)

  • Date:

    1783 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Prof. F. H. Garner

  • 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 bamboo with a fence, rocks, flowers and leaves within a border of geometric decoration and ju-i lappets in blue, yellow, red and green. Across the middle of the back within the foot-rim is the inscription David Roberts/1783 in blue. Buff body colour with greenish white glaze, pooling on the back and much crazed. Shape M. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street (made)


1783 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on back: David Roberts/1783


Diameter: 23.4 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of tin-glazed earthenware, painted, made by Thomas Morgan and Abigail Griffith, Lambeth High Street pottery, London, 1783.

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
Lipski and Archer, No: 693.


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Trees; Fence; Flowers


Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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